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.

CTVV-Long term care, estate planning component

David Guttchen, director for the Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care, has been a frequent guest on CT Valley Views with Host Susan Patricelli Regan due to the program’s relevance not only to the quality of life for Connecticut citizens but also germane to protection of an individual’s life savings and retirement planning.

CT Senator John Kissel legislative update

Connecticut is at a crossroads economically.  The regular session for the budget is over but there are looming question marks on tolls and bonding which will be debated in a special session after July 1. The budget must be balanced but the Governor is being challenged by the unions involving a $428 million dollar anticipated consession.