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Energy & Technology Committee Informational Forum on Isaias Response & Utility Rate Increases

Posted on August 25, 2020 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

On Thursday, the Energy & Technology Committee will hold a public informational forum to address recent issues with our electric utility providers. Please read the bulletin announcement below for more information and instructions on how to submit public testimony.

Energy & Technology Committee Informational Forum on Isaias Response & Utility Rate Increases

The Energy and Technology Committee will hold a virtual Informational Forum on Tropical Storm Isaias Response and

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Sales Tax Free Week – August 16-22

Posted on August 14, 2020 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

With our normal routines disrupted by the virus, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 16th through Saturday, August 22nd.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of any coupons or discounts, if the final price per item is less than $100, the sale is exempt from taxes. Clothing or footwear

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Electric Rate Increases: PURA accepting public comment

Posted on July 31, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

Many of you have reached out to my office about Eversource’s recent unfair and debilitating electric rate hikes. As we face a global pandemic and high unemployment, now is no time to be drastically raising rates on residents and businesses.

I support a bipartisan effort calling for the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to suspend the increase to components of the Eversource delivery rate that increased July 1st. This letter was signed by all caucus leaders and the

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