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Lighting Repairs along Route 8 in Trumbull, Stratford and Shelton

Posted on February 15, 2019 by admin


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Lighting Repairs along Route 8 in Trumbull, Stratford and Shelton

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that an illumination repair project will be performed on Route 8 northbound and southbound in Trumbull, Stratford and Shelton on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Work hours will be 6 a.m. to noon.

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SHARE YOUR OPINION – STOP A SALES TAX INCREASE

Posted on February 11, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

On Wednesday, the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee will be hosting a public hearing regarding a bill that will increase the CT sales tax rate to 6.85%.

You can speak out against this proposal by sending testimony into the committee.

– Send your testimony to FINtestimony@cga.ct.gov
– Put “Reject Bill S.B. 475” in the subject line.
– Copy me at Jason.Perillo@housegop.ct.gov
– Include your name and town

Please share this information with family and friends. To read the current language of the bill click here – S.B. 475.

Shelton Lawmakers Host Informational Forum on Electricity Rates

Posted on February 1, 2019 by admin


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SHELTON – State Representatives Jason Perillo, Ben McGorty and Senator Kevin Kelly joined forces with Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority this week to help residents learn more about their electricity bills and how to save money on their rates.

“A major complaint I hear from residents and businesses is about the cost of electricity rates,” said Rep. Perillo. “I think the cost of electricity is way to high and is something that needs to change here Connecticut and is something I will continue to work on. For now, I am glad the state does provide resources to help residents learn how to save money on their electricity rates.”

Rep. McGorty added, “I want to thank PURA for coming down to Shelton to help residents learn more about their electricity rates. It’s clear that something needs to be done about the cost of electricity in Connecticut. I encourage residents to continue to reach out to us about the cost of electricity so we can bring this information before PURA next time suppliers ask for a rate hike.

Residents can visit www.energizect.com for more information about electricity rates. The website lets residents compare generation rates and provides tools to help residents learn more about their electricity rates

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