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Smart Policy and Private-Sector Innovation, Not Taxes, Needed to Confront Climate Change

Posted on April 30, 2021


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Earlier this year, Governor Lamont committed our state to the regional Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). This initiative, although well-intended, would actually create an additional gas tax to be paid by Connecticut residents and businesses. Not only would TCI increase fuel costs for commuters, but it would also drive up prices for consumer goods. This regressive tax would, in fact, affect our low-income communities, which ironically is the same demographic this bill is intended to help.

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PURA Rules Eversource Response was Insufficient

Posted on April 30, 2021


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The state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has ruled that Eversource committed serious violations in its response to, and lack of preparedness for, Tropical Storm Isaias. Poor communication with customers and other stakeholders was also a major issue.

The storm left nearly one million Connecticut residents and businesses without power for several days last August amid the global pandemic and a major heat wave.

The regulator has issued financial penalties following a months-long investigation,

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Rep. Wood Cosponsors Legislation Promoting Clean Energy, Sustainability

Posted on April 28, 2021


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Legislation Clears House of Representatives

HARTFORD – State Representative Terrie Wood (R-Darien, Norwalk) proudly co-sponsored and voted in favor of two bills promoting long-term environmental sustainability in Connecticut:

 

  • H.J.R. 53, Resolution Proposing the Adoption of the Long Island Sound Blue Plan (passed unanimously: 142-0)

 

  • H.B. 6503 (as amended by House Amendment A), An Act Concerning the Siting of Anaerobic Digestion Facilities on Farms (passed unanimously: 141-0)

“Supporting clean

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National Drug Take Back Day: April 24, 2021

Posted on April 23, 2021


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National Drug Take Back Day is tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. If you have unused prescription medications you may bring them to the following locations for safe disposal:
  • Darien Police Department, 25 Hecker Avenue. Drop box located inside the lobby of the police headquarters.
  • Norwalk Police Department, 1 Monroe Street. Drop box located at the police station.

Join Us Tomorrow for Women-Owned Business Day!

Posted on April 20, 2021


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Please join us tomorrow, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. for Women-Owned Business Day where leaders from around the state will share their insight, expertise, and experience with current and aspiring entrepreneurs. I look forward to participating in this annual event as a member of the Honorary Host Committee.

I would like to thank Fran Pastore and the Women’s Business Development Council for organizing and hosting this virtual forum, our co-chairs Senator Patricia Billie Miller and Deputy House Republican

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