Office of Consumer Counsel
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   Latest News

November 15, 2017 - Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz Recognizes National Utility Scam Awareness Day - OCC Press Release

 

November 14, 2017 - Price of Electricity On the Move Again For the First Half of 2018

 

November 9, 2017 - Legislators, Advocates Applaud Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz's Selection of Attorney David Silverstone As First Independent Consumer Advocate for Metropolitan District - OCC Press Release

 

November 9, 2017 - Accelerating Wireline Broadband - Joint Consumer Letter Urging the Commission to Retain the Copper Retirement and Service Discontinuance Rules  

 

November 8, 2017 - ***PRESS ADVISORY***  - ***MDC Consumer Advocate Announcement***

 

October 31, 2017 - OCC Fact Sheet: Electric Supplier Market, September 2016 Through August 2017

 

October 31, 2017 - Eversource Energy to File for Rate Increase

 

October 30, 2017 - OCC's Taren O'Connor, Chair of the Energy Efficiency Board, was present at the opening of the state's 9th E-House at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown

 

October 26, 2017 - lllinois Commerce Commission Strengthens Rules for Retail Electric Marketplace

 

   OCC In The Spotlight

November 15, 2017 - Utilities warn consumers about scams  - News 8 wtnh.com

 

November 13, 2017 - NASUCA Elects 2018 Officers and Executive Committee

 

November 10, 2017 - Former Regional Water Authority executive named consumer advocate for Hartford area utility -nhregister.com

 

November 10, 2017 - West Hartford Attorney Named First Independent Consumer Advocate for the MDC -ctnewsjunkie.com

 

November 9, 2017 - David Silverstone of West Hartford Named First Independent Consumer Advocate for MDC  -we-ha.com

 

October 17, 2017 - Investigation underway into allegations of market abuse by Eversource, Avangrid -Eyewitness News 3 wfsb.com

 

October 17, 2017 - State investigation into alleged natural gas price manipulation -News 8 wtnh.com

 

October 16, 2017 - Telecom industry gains ground in opposition to public high-speed web option -Hartfordbusiness.com