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Governor Lamont comments on Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont issued the following statement in response to today’s release of Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report, which compiles data on crimes reported to law enforcement agencies in the state for the 2021 calendar year: “This report shows violent and property crimes are down in Connecticut from the previous year, preserving…

Eversource Working to Protect System Reliability as  Trees Weakened by Drought and Invasive Insects  Endanger the Grid

BERLIN, CT – The drought plaguing the region is not only affecting water supplies and burning out lawns, it’s also leaving trees around the state weak and vulnerable with the potential to damage the electric system. As effects of the drought coupled with the ongoing infestation by invasive insects continue to threaten Connecticut’s landscape, Eversource…

Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz invite public to attend Connecticut’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz are inviting members of the public to attend the State of Connecticut’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, honoring and celebrating the lives of those killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. This year’s ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 5:30…

AG Tong, Consumer Counsel announce $3 million settlement with third-party electric supplier Public Power

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong and Consumer Counsel Claire Coleman on Wednesday announced a $3 million settlement with third-party electric supplier Public Power. The settlement resolves allegations that the company failed to publish “next cycle rate” information as required, denying consumers the chance to switch to another supplier to avoid a rate increase.…