Lawmakers Voice Support To Cap Electric Bill FeeA group of Connecticut lawmakers say they support a proposal that would cap fixed residential charges imposed by the state's largest electric utilities.
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Latest On New London Water Emergency Officials say New London narrowly avoided disaster following a water main break that threatened the water supply of thousands of residents.
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959 Area Code Starts In State In Six Months-Connecticut is getting a third area code, joining the 203 code originally assigned to the state, and the 860 code added almost twenty years ago.
Hartford Water Main Break May Impact Evening RushA water main break on Main Street at Pearl in downtown Hartford could affect the evening commute.
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Proposal Would Penalize Slow Power RestorationConnecticut utilities would face penalties for taking too long to fix power outages during emergencies under legislation that Senate Democrats proposed Wednesday.
State Senate Leaders Propose Utility PenaltiesSenate Democrats are proposing legislation that would establish penalties for utilities that fail to meet performance standards when restoring power during emergencies.
Malloy Calls For Tougher Standards For Utilities, Fines If They Fall ShortGov. Dannel P. Malloy says he plans to propose legislation that could lead to new performance standards that utilities must meet when responding to storms and emergencies. Utilities could face fines if they do not meet the standards.
Legislative Committees Will Consider Storm ResponseDemocratic legislative leaders are preparing to examine whether Connecticut was ready for Tropical Storm Irene and if utility and telecommunication companies mounted an effective response to its destruction.
Trying To Bring The Lights Back OnUtilities scrambled Monday to restore power to nearly 8 million homes and businesses left in the dark by Hurricane Irene.