Eversource Rate Increase Request Would Cost Connecticut Consumers Nearly $1 Billion

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-11T14:29:04+00:00">January 11, 2018</time> by AARP Connecticut

Eversource Energy – Connecticut’s largest utility provider delivering electricity to 1.2 million customers – is seeking approval to implement a significant rate increase that will raise the cost of energy for Connecticut ratepayers by nearly $1 billion over three years. Based on their formal submission to the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), Eversource is requesting approval to raise distribution rates by approximately $255.8 million for calendar year 2018, an additional $45 (totaling $300.8 million) for 2019 and additional $36 …


Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-08T11:40:27+00:00">January 8, 2018</time> by AARP Connecticut

Encuentra la mejor oferta para tu factura mensual David Thomas se considera una persona inteligente con el dinero, por lo que le resultó difícil ignorar las ofertas que le llegaban por correo con promesas de facturas de electricidad más bajas. Hace varios años, decidió atreverse y firmó un contrato con otro proveedor que lo atrajo con tarifas significativamente más bajas. “Me fue bien por varios meses, pero entonces comenzaron a llegar cuentas bastante altas”, dice Thomas, de 77 años y …

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Tell Regulators to Say NO to Special Deals for Profitable Millstone Without Disclosure!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-05T14:31:22+00:00">January 5, 2018</time> by AARP Connecticut

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) have concluded that the Millstone Nuclear Power plant will be profitable through the year 2035, (Docket # 17-07-32). Dominion Energy, owner and operator of the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant in Waterford, is asking the state for a special deal that would cause you to pay more for electricity and result in bigger profits for Dominion. Dominion has refused full disclose of their finances. Based …

AARP Connecticut’s 2017 in Review

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-03T15:34:53+00:00">January 3, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-03T15:36:06+00:00">January 3, 2018</time> by AARP Connecticut

What a year we had, thanks to all of the volunteers and members in the state… thank you and consider this an open invite to everyone to join us in 2018!

Discover Real Discounts in Connecticut

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-12-07T12:45:00+00:00">December 7, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-12-07T12:47:03+00:00">December 7, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut offers members terrific year-round opportunities to save money and connect them with people and places in their community while supporting local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues. Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall – AARP members can enjoy great discounts on admission and memberships to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater, musical performances, educational classes, and more! New offers are added throughout the year so bookmark www.aarp.org/ctdiscounts and check back often for information about current discounts …

Agradeciendo a Nuestros Militares

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-12-01T14:54:53+00:00">December 1, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

Por Nora Duncan Este año el Día de los Veteranos oficialmente es el 11 de noviembre, sin embargo, AARP ha lanzado varias iniciativas en el mes para reconocer a nuestros veteranos y al personal militar actual, y para agradecerles. Alentamos a los miembros de nuestra comunidad a visitar aarp.org/veterans para leer noticias relacionadas y contenido informativo sobre nuestros veteranos, así como más detalles sobre el apoyo y actividades de AARP. Ofertas Especiales para los Veteranos Membresía: AARP se enorgullece en …

Save Money on Tickets to Performances at The Bushnell

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-11-15T13:12:42+00:00">November 15, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut members can save money and support local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues throughout the year, including at The Bushnell theater in Hartford. As part of a special offer, AARP members and their guests can save on select performances of three different shows at the theater: A Christmas Story, The Color Purple and Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Holiday Cirque Spectacular. AARP Members and their guests will receive a 10 percent discount for tickets to A Christmas Story on Saturday, …

Connecticut Impulsa Programa de Seguridad para Jubilados

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-11-09T16:00:04+00:00">November 9, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

Por Nora Duncan El avance de Connecticut con la implementación del Programa de Seguridad de Retiro de Connecticut ofrecerá a 600,000 personas sin un plan de ahorros de jubilación una oportunidad de construir un futuro financiero seguro para ellos y sus familias. En el proceso, el programa que se convirtió en ley en 2016 y que comenzará en 2018 ayudará a reducir la enorme brecha entre lo que actualmente reciben los jubilados y lo que necesitan, además de reducir la …

Special One-Day Ticket Deal to The Phantom of the Opera at Palace Theater for AARP Members on Nov. 3

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-11-02T12:33:21+00:00">November 2, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-11-02T12:57:58+00:00">November 2, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

On Friday, Nov. 3, AARP members have an opportunity to secure seats to Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. As part of the special one-day offer, AARP members will receive a 30 percent discount on up to four tickets in the mezzanine seating area to show on Friday, Nov. 17, as well as up to four tickets in the rear orchestra seating for performances on Monday, …

AARP Connecticut Statement on Governor Malloy Signing Millstone Bill

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-31T13:12:17+00:00">October 31, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut, the state’s largest consumer advocacy organization representing nearly 600,000 members in Connecticut, released the following statement from John Erlingheuser, state advocacy director, regarding Governor Dannel P. Malloy signing Senate Bill 1501, An Act Concerning Zero Carbon Procurement, which was approved last week by the Connecticut General Assembly. “AARP is disappointed Governor Malloy signed the Millstone Bill (SB1501), especially in light of Dominion’s refusal to confidentially provide regulators with the vital information concerning their financial health, which is the impetus …