Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Endorses Hughes for Reelection

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has endorsed State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-135th) for reelection to the Connecticut House of Representatives.

“I’m grateful for the endorsement of the Connecticut League of Conservation voters and look forward to continued work Continue reading “Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Endorses Hughes for Reelection”

General Assembly Easily Passes New Utility Measure in Response to Rates and Outages

Easton’s Legislators Agree With Some Reservations

First, it was the Connecticut House of Representatives voting in special session on Wednesday for utility-regulation reform by a vote of 136-4 with 11 not voting. The Senate followed on Thursday with the unanimous support of those Continue reading “General Assembly Easily Passes New Utility Measure in Response to Rates and Outages”

Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late

(Response to Op-Ed by John Shaban, Aug. 13, 2020, Leadership in a Storm.)

I was glad to see John Shaban, our former state representative for District 135 (Easton, Redding, Weston) express his concern about leadership and accountability in the wake of our recent power outages, now Continue reading “Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late”

Op-Ed: Legislature Must Give Special Session Measures Due Consideration

On July 23, the Connecticut House of Representatives was in session to discuss changes to Connecticut’s absentee voter laws, police accountability reform, and important healthcare changes as the industries adjust to added challenges treating patients during Covid-19. The Senate is Continue reading “Op-Ed: Legislature Must Give Special Session Measures Due Consideration”

Virus Crisis Puts State Legislation on Hold

Early in March, committees of the Connecticut House of Representatives and Senate were proceeding with business as usual, jointly voting favorably on a raft of bills to be taken up by the General Assembly. But that did not happen.

COVID-19 intervened and thereafter the Legislature Continue reading “Virus Crisis Puts State Legislation on Hold”

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