Latest News - 2011

December 21, 2011 - Consumer Counsel Meets With Municipalities Regarding Storms

December 7, 2011 - Consumer Counsel, Attorney General Urge Regulators to Appoint Independent Utility Pole Administrator

November 28, 2011 - Consumer Counsel Cautions Connecticut Residents to be Wary of Long-Term Contracts as Electric Rates Drop

November 21, 2011 - Attorney General, Consumer Counsel Ask Regulators to Clarify Scope of Storm-Related Review

November 4, 2011 - Consumer Counsel Joins Attorney General's Request for Investigation of Utilities' Performance; Assures Residents Their Concerns Will Be Addressed

October, 2011 - Consumer Counsel Elin Katz Featured on "Meet the Leaders," a public affairs program reaching over 200,000 customers in Connecticut

October 19, 2011 - Consumer Counsel Urges Passage of Full LIHEAP Funding

October 3, 2011 - Elin Swanson Katz Assumes Role as Consumer Counsel

June 30, 2011- Giant Electricity Tax on Ratepayers is Eliminated in Legislative Session

June 30, 2011 - Connecticut Legislature Passes Major Energy Legislation that leaves OCC intact.

June 30, 2011 - The Office of Consumer Counsel Seeks Review of the Merger Between Northeast Utilities and NStar Through the Courts.

April 21, 2011 - Office of Consumer Counsel's Responses to CEAB's Post- Seminar Policy Questions Posed regrading RPS Policy Objectives -Read the full filing.

March 8, 2011 - Consumer Counsel Defends Agency's Independence Against Malloy Consolidation - When State Consumer Counsel Mary Healey sat down before the General Law Committee Tuesday she told them, "this is not the first time I'm preparing to defend my agency's independence and it's right to be the strong independent advocate the utility rate payers paid for."