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Governor Rell: Stimulus Infrastructure Projects Should Be 25 Percent ‘Green’

March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced she is adding a requirement that state infrastructure projects funded with incoming federal stimulus money contain a 25 percent ‘green’ component, a stipulation that goes beyond federal mandates and is designed to bolster Connecticut’s emerging green collar workforce and while conserving energy and resources.

Governor Rell Submits Proposed Regulations for Construction of ‘Green’ Buildings

Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Designs Pave Way for More Green Collar Jobs January 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that her administration has finalized a comprehensive list of regulations for the construction and renovation of state-owned buildings and public schools designed to reduce energy consumption and costs and enhance a growing workforce of “green collar” jobs

Governor Rell: Vendors Signing Up for Energy Audit Program for Homes with Oil and...

December 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that 14 Connecticut vendors have signed up for a new program to help Connecticut residents save money by making their heating systems and homes more energy efficient.

Governor Rell Announces New Program to Help Make Renewable Energy More Affordable

August 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced a program to help low- and moderate-income residents cut their electricity expenses and build on the state’s commitment to renewable energy.

Governor Rell Will Require Relief For Ratepayers Under Greenhouse Gas Laws

Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that she will require an amended provision to Connecticut’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to provide relief for ratepayers when the sale of emission allowances to power generating companies exceeds certain levels.

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MURPHY CRITICIZES CONTINUED NEGLIGENCE AND ABUSE AT HOMES FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED;...

Following continued alarming reports of negligence and abuse at homes for developmentally disabled residents, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, committed to introduce legislation to address this issue. The second investigation released today by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services outlined issues in Massachusetts similar to those found in the OIG investigation into Connecticut, which was released on May 24, 2016

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Attorney Involved in Scheme that Targeted Distressed Homeowners Sentenced to 30...

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that BRADFORD BARNEYS, 51, of Odenton, Maryland, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervise release, for conspiring with Timothy W. Burke in a long-running fraud scheme that targeted distressed homeowners throughout Connecticut. BARNEYS was an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut and has an office in Bridgeport.