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July 13, 2015

Electric Supplier Settles for $2.6M

by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 11:58am

istock North American Power LLC, an electric supplier that has been accused of using deceptive marketing tactics, will pay $2.6 million to the nonprofit Operation Fuel under a settlement agreement filed with state utility regulators.

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June 3, 2015

Sunday Hunting Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk

by Madeline Stocker | June 3, 2015 3:05pm

Deer management zones courtesy of the DEEP A bill authorizing Sunday hunting of deer with a bow and arrow on private property passed the Senate Wednesday and is headed to the governor’s desk.

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June 1, 2015

OP-ED | Tesla Is Good For Connecticut, Good For The Planet

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | June 1, 2015 8:00am

Among the many issues left for the last week of session is the fate of a bill that would allow Tesla Motors to sell cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

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May 21, 2015

House Lawmakers Give Tesla the Green Light; Bill Heads to Senate

by Elizabeth Regan | May 21, 2015 5:13pm

A bill designed with Tesla Motors in mind made it through the House on Thursday, paving the way for the Senate to decide if the company should be allowed to bypass auto dealers and sell its electric cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

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May 20, 2015

Senate Approves Variable Rate Ban to Protect Residential Electric Consumers

by Elizabeth Regan | May 20, 2015 7:15pm

Elizabeth Regan It is now up to the House to decide if Connecticut will become the first state in the country to ban variable-rate electricity contracts.

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May 15, 2015

House Moves to Treat Vaping the Same As Smoking

by Cara Rosner | May 15, 2015 11:53am

shutterstock The state House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill that, if enacted into law, would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in nearly every place traditional cigarettes are banned in Connecticut.

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May 8, 2015

Towns Voice Concerns Over Potential Change in Workers Comp Law for Firefighters

by Christine Stuart | May 8, 2015 12:11pm

Christine Stuart photo A group of mayors and town managers on Thursday visited the state Capitol to warn lawmakers of the fiscal implications of a bill that would change workers compensation law for firefighters.

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April 23, 2015

OP-ED | We Must Rededicate Ourselves to Conservation and the Environment

by Susan Bigelow | April 23, 2015 10:15pm

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SUSAN BIGELOW Thanks to a generous donor, 40 acres of land in Bloomfield will be preserved as open space. Excellent. Any expansion of our state parks is welcome, especially during a time when conservation and environmentalism have faded from public consciousness.

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Governors Renew Their Cooperation To Region’s Energy Challenge, Under Protest

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.

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April 22, 2015

On Earth Day, A Push To Ban Plastic Bags, Microbeads

by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 3:40pm

Christine Stuart photo On Earth Day, Republicans and Democrats held a Capitol press conference to proclaim their support for legislation that would phase out the use of plastic bags and the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetic products.

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