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Cap On Gross Receipts Tax Unanimous In Both Houses

The Connecticut House of Representatives has given final legislative approval to a bill supporters say addresses rising gasoline prices and protects consumers from alleged profiteering and price gouging in the state.



Hartford School Wins Top ‘Green’ Certification

A^Hartford school wins top ‘green’ certification Hartford magnet school has become Connecticut’s first public school building to achieve the highest possible rating for energy efficiency and environmentally friendly design.


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Connecticut’s Unusual Museums

By Joanne Greco Rochman What do a Garbage Museum and a Space Museum have in common? They’re found in Connecticut and they’re both hands-on. If you think that all museums are stuffy buildings with paintings […]


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Mass. Governor Asks To Delay Approval of NU-NStar Merger

Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration has asked state utility regulators to hold up on approval of Connecticut-based Northeast Utilities’ proposed $4.66 billion purchase of Boston-based NStar.


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Commissioner Predicts Lower Energy Prices

The head of what will be the Connecticut Department of Energy and Encironmental Protection says state ratepayers should begin to see energy costs falling in six months to a year.


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Lawmakers Question Proposed Electricity Tax

A group of Connecticut lawmakers is opposing a proposed tax on electric generators.


Malloy Names Yale Professor To Head New Department

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has named a Yale University professor to oversee a new Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.



Opposition Lessens to Energy Legislation

Retail energy companies are breaking from past opposition and are now warmer to state legislation proposing sweeping changes regulating the state energy industry.


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Employees At Kleen Energy Site Mark Anniversary Of Fatal Blast

Employees of contractors rebuilding a Connecticut power plant are marking the first anniversary of an explosion that killed six of their colleagues and injured about 50 others.


Prospect Residents Take a Close Look at Wind Power

By STEPHEN SINGER, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Residents of Prospect concerned about a proposal to build wind power turbines in their small Connecticut town have gotten a close-up look at a wind project […]