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The Hartford CourantThe legislative caretaker for three bills that change rules for the state's telephone companies responded Thursday to claims that those changes would raise phone rates and compromise service in areas. The bills, pending in the General Assembly, would...
The Hartford CourantThe state Senate on Wednesday approved a renewable energy bill that would increase the percentage of electricity that must come from clean sources, such as solar and wind. But environmentalists said provisions of the bill could benefit giant power...
New Haven Register, Conn.A coalition of Connecticut consumer, labor and environmental groups is urging state lawmakers to reject a bid to overhaul regulations regarding landline telephone service. Members of the Don't Hang Up on Connecticut coalition say a trio of bills...
The Hartford CourantConsumer groups are at odds with a trio of bills that supporters say will bring state oversight of phone and internet services into the 21st century. One group, the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, raised consumer concerns about the legislation, tying...
The Hartford CourantWith his distinctive handlebar moustache and high-level staff position, Joshua Nassi was a well-known figure at the state Capitol. It was May 2010. Nassi's memorable look won him the title of "best facial hair'' in an annual poll of legislators and...
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
CCAG's Tom Swan, John Murphy, Others To Receive Community Service For Protest Blocking Interstate 84 Entrance At Broad Street In HartfordTwelve protestors are expected to perform community service next month after briefly blocking the Interstate 84 entrance near the state armory last week in an act of civil disobedience. The protest was led by union members and affiliated groups, and...
Capitol Bureau ChiefVeteran politicians with long tenures in their towns are supposed to cruise to victory with little opposition. That's one reason voters sometimes push for term limits — as incumbents rarely face serious challenges. But that's not the case this...
The Hartford CourantConsumer advocates blamed skyrocketing health insurance premiums in Connecticut and other states on the industry's mergers and too little competition in a report Wednesday that calls for a new public health plan to vie with private insurers. Insurance...
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