Please enjoy the 16th episode of "On the Porch". My guest was Windsor Locks Social Studies teacher Santo Galatioto Jr.
Our state has been devastated by Tropical Storm Isaias, causing over 700,000 power outages across Connecticut, prompting Governor Ned Lamont Wednesday to apply for an emergency declaration from the federal government. The declaration was approved and allows Connecticut to request direct federal assistance to bolster its response.
I hope everyone made it safely through the storm.
Thousands of Connecticut residents have been left without power due to yesterday's storm. 6,827 Eversource costumers in Windsor lost power. 3,441 costumers lost power in Windsor Locks. Click here to view an outage map of the state.
Time is running out as Access Health CT deadlines approach for residents that lost health insurance due to job loss. People can enroll any time within 60 days of losing their job, but the deadline to enroll is approaching fast for those who lost their health insurance in early April.
After hearing an outcry from customers and constituents on the recent rising energy costs, the Energy and Technology Committee and bi-partisan legislative leaders issued a communication to the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) requesting suspension of the July 1 delivery rate increase and related charges.