CTVV interviews David Lehman

Critical to the administrative infrastructure of Connecticut, the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) oversees a wide range of programs promoting business retention and recruitment, Brownfield redevelopment, the arts, historic preservation and tourism.

Union leader speaks to CTVV

Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck Connecticut, the approximately 220,000 members of the Connecticut AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) have been an integral part of keeping the state functioning.

State’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority

Marissa P. Gillett is chairman of PURA (Public Utility Regulatory Authority), the department statutorily charged with regulating the rates and services of Connecticut’s investor-owned electricity, natural gas, water and telecommunication companies and is the franchising authority for the state’s cable television companies.

Connecticut cleans up its act

Along with Governor Lamont’s recent Executive Order to have Connecticut be carbon-free by 2040, there are new regulations for recycling and trash for private and commercial customers. For those who don’t adapt, there will be fines for not complying.

State’s energy dept changing of the guard

Marissa P. Gillett is the new chair of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and recently stated that affordability across all customer classes will be a focus during her five-year term, but warned that it will likely take a few years to draft and enact policies that have meaningful impacts on Connecticut’s ranking as one of the most expensive for energy costs in the lower 48 states.

Connecticut cyber security at risk

We all are aware of the daily issues of playing defense against a barrage of ransomware challenges when it comes to managing the personal and business information on our computers. We need to constantly monitor and update firewalls to protect our private and critical data on the internet or we become victims of nation states and/or mercenaries.

Connecticut’s municipal service provider

Joe DeLong, the executive director and CEO of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), speaks with Susan Patricelli Regan, host of CT Valley Views, regarding the diverse services provided by the organization to the 169 towns and cities of the State.