Increasing Accountability Among Utility Companies

May 3, 2023

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) unanimously voted to begin a search for consultants to monitor the performance of the state's two electric distribution companies - Eversource and United Illuminating. This is an important step toward eventually shifting to performance-based regulation for the companies.

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CGA Kickball Classic

May 1, 2023

I participated in the CGA Kickball Classic, a tradition between The Democrats and Republicans. The game was held at Dunkin Park in the name of charity, raising money for the Q Fund at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County and the Sarah Foundation in memory of Q Williams and Noreen Kokoruda. Although it wasn't the outcome we Democrats had hoped for (Republicans won, 7-1), we had fun!

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Middletown Delegation Applauds Nearly $350,000 for Russell Library & Police Department

April 10, 2023

Today state Senator Matthew Lesser (D-Middletown), state Senator Jan Hochadel (D-Middletown), state Representative Brandon Chafee (D-Middletown) and state Representative Kai Belton (D-Middletown) welcomed nearly $350,000 in state funding for Middletown. The State Bond Commission, led by chairman Governor Lamont, voted to approve a $250,000 grant-in-aid for the Russell Library accessibility and remodeling project and a $91,763 reimbursement to the Middletown Police Department for the purchase of body cameras, dashboard cameras and video storage devices.

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