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Addressing Rising Energy Costs

July 29, 2020

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.

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Coronavirus Stimulus Package FAQ

April 2, 2020

Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and it was signed into law by President Trump on Friday. 

To help Connecticut residents understand the details of the bill and how it can potentially provide assistance during the COVID-19 crisis, Senator Chris Murphy's office has compiled a list of frequently asked questions.

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DRS Guidelines on Social Security Income Tax Exemption

February 27, 2020

Over the past few years, we've heard from residents across the state that Connecticut's cost of living was too high for seniors. That is why last year the Connecticut General Assembly included a tax exemption for Social Security income and phased in a tax exemption on pension income in the state budget.

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Hurricane Harvey - How to Help

September 1, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey continues to threaten lives and property in Texas and Louisiana. Harvey hit the Gulf Coast as a category three hurricane over the weekend and the devastating rains and rising flood waters have displaced thousands from their homes.

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