CURRENT NEWS

Take Back our Grid Clears the House

October 1, 2020

As House Chair of the Energy and Technology Committee, I was pleased to lead the Special Session House floor debate and passage of the most transformative energy reform legislation on utility rates in a decade.

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Unveiling our “Take Back Our Grid Act" Proposal

August 17, 2020

Today my co-chair and I on the Energy & Technology Committee, along with our ranking members, held a press conference at the State Capitol to unveil our “Take Back Our Grid Act,” – legislation we plan to introduce to address many of the issues that we have been having with our utility companies.

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Holding Eversource Accountable/Storm Update

August 7, 2020

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.

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Community Food Drive - United Way

August 3, 2020

Our local food pantries need our help and this Friday and Saturday (August 7 & 8), the United Way of Western Connecticut is sponsoring a Day of Action to benefit the Danbury Food Collaborative.

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Eversource to Suspend Rate Increase

July 31, 2020

After the legislature reached out with our concerns, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) ordered Eversource to restore prior rates as of June 30, no later than August 7, while their investigation continues. We have also been informed that PURA is planning a hearing in August.

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