I am sure we share the same concerns about Eversource and United Illuminating, the state's two main electric distribution companies, which both filed for new standard service supply rates with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) that will increase rates by approximately 40%.
Once approved by PURA, these new rates will go into effect from January 1, 2023, through the first six months of the year.
The terrible tragedy in Bristol last week that left two police officers killed, and another with serious injuries, is a sobering reminder of the potential dangers that police officers face as they protect us every day. My heart goes out to the families, friends, and colleagues of these officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. I know that this is hitting all police officers in the area very hard. My thoughts are with them as well.
Over the past two years, Connecticut, like many states across our country, experienced an uptick in juvenile motor vehicle thefts and other criminal activity.