Eversource Statewide Infrared Helicopter Inspections

Posted on February 13, 2020 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut this month. This semiannual inspection is an important part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing reliable electric service. The work involves the use of a helicopter equipped with heat-sensing, infrared scanning technology which can detect potential equipment issues before they occur.

Aerial inspections starting tomorrow (Friday, February

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Public Hearing on Tolls – This Friday at 1pm

Posted on January 29, 2020 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The Governor’s most recent proposal to install tolls on our highways has now been made public and will have a public hearing at the Legislative Office Building this Friday at 1p.m. The 32-page document outlines their plan to add 12 toll gantries for “Large Commercial Trucks” at specific bridges around the state including I-91, two locations on I-84, as well as Rt. 8, I-95 & I-395.

Commercial trucks are already heavily taxed by both the state and federal government. The

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2020 Major Issues Report – Office of Legislative Research

Posted on January 13, 2020 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Every year, before the legislative session begins, the non-partisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) publishes a report on the major issues that could be taken up by the legislature. OLR provides brief descriptions on several topics, including but not limited to: the state budget, opioid drug addiction, education funding, and Connecticut’s business climate.

You can view or download the 2020 Major Issues Report HERE

Sincerely,

Bill Simanski – 62nd District

Barkhamsted,

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