Increasing Accountability Among Utility Companies

May 1, 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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Taking Action on Gun Violence

March 29, 2023

Yesterday as a member of the Judiciary Committee, I voted to approve legislation to reduce gun violence, including mass shootings, community violence, domestic violence, suicides, and accidental shootings.

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Energy Assistance Program Deadline Extended

March 15, 2023

Governor Ned Lamont has directed the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) to extend the coverage period for households receiving deliverable fuel assistance under the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) during the 2022-2023 winter season to March 31, 2023.

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Critical Benefits Coming To an End

February 24, 2023

Very soon, there will be changes for some of our most vulnerable individuals and families who are on Medicaid. Starting on April 1, the COVID-19 public health emergency protection will be coming to an end. Medicaid enrollees who were continuously covered will again have to provide proof of eligibility to continue getting benefits.

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