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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong joined with other lawmakers in calling for greater scrutiny into Eversource’s rate increase, which went into effect on July 1, 2020 and touched off a firestorm of criticism from both lawmakers and the public. However, the Attorney General’s Office is party to rate increase hearings ...

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The newest annual Rich States, Poor States report from the American Legislative Exchange Council dedicates an entire chapter to “Connecticut’s Economic Freefall,” citing Connecticut’s high-tax environment, high pension and debt liabilities and its government labor costs. The high-profile authors include economists Stephen Moore, who has served in the Ronald Reagan ...

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Why are electric costs going up in Connecticut? Does it have to do with a 2017 bill passed related to the Millstone nuclear power plant? Millstone is a major supplier of electricity to the New England market. According to a 2019 Reuters article, Millstone provides around half of Connecticut’s electricity, ...

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