CT Progressive Organizations Working Together on Complex Budget Issues

It’s exciting to see so many progressive organizations working together for clear objectives that do not excite individual action due to their complexity. On June 1, 69 CT organizations representing business, community, consumer, low-income, public health, environmental, and clean energy interests signed a letter to the Connecticut General Assembly opposing two budget proposals, one made by the Senate Republicans that would raid ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs and another made by the Senate and House Democrats that would sweep ratepayer-derived revenues from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The issues involved include clean energy, utility costs for the poor, and public health.

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