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New CL&P study defends storm response as ‘reasonable’

Contradicting two earlier reports that concluded that Connecticut’s largest utility was unprepared for last year’s two major storms, Connecticut Light & Power Co. offered utility regulators a private report Thursday that found its power restoration efforts were “reasonable” compared with industry norms. But the report submitted by Maryland-based Davies Consulting also recommended that CL&P take […]

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Red v. Black: Comptroller Lembo’s bottom line a different color than the governor’s

For the first time since they took office 14 months ago, Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy don’t see eye-to-eye when it comes to state finances. Lembo, whose office certifies the official monthly budget assessment, reported his first deficit of the fiscal year Wednesday, projecting a $20.7 million shortfall in the general […]

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Malloy feeds on confrontation at education forum

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got the unscripted confrontations he wanted Thursday night at his first education forum: teachers willing to mix it up over tenure reform, and a Bridgeport parent and former official furious over the state takeover of that city’s troubled schools. In a community center in Hartford’s South End, the first stop on […]