Connecticut Could Become First State To Ban Variable-Rate Utility ContractsConsumers are often tempted to opt for variable rates with electric utility companies, hoping to lower their bills.
Connecticut AG Hopes Legislation Will Power Comparison Shopping For Electric CompaniesA lot of consumers in Connecticut have been signing up with electricity providers who promise lower rates, only to find a month or two later, their bills have increased sharply.
Sandy-Ravaged Brighton Beach Residents Hit With Huge Electric Bills For Space HeatersThe community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, and now, residents who still have no heat are seeing astronomical electric bills as they run space heaters during this bitter winter.
Lawmaker's Lawsuit May Challenge Conn. BudgetA state senator's legal challenge of a little-known fee on many Connecticut electric bills could create yet another massive hole in the state's already deficit-plagued budget, should the tea party-backed lawmaker win in court.

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