Testimony 101: Shape the laws that shape your world

Your public servants are hard at work in Hartford shaping the laws that shape your world. Over the past few weeks, you’ve learned about Connecticut’s legislature and what it takes to be an effective citizen lobbyist. Now take a moment to learn how to write persuasive testimony to make government work for you. I’M JUST […]

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Demystifying Lobbying 101: your constitutional right to lobby and how to do it

Our founding fathers had YOU in mind when they crafted the first amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to […]

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CT Legislative Advocacy 101

Last week your Connecticut legislators went back to work in Hartford. We’ll soon be contacting you about how to encourage them to pass high-priority legislation to improve and protect your environment. (If you missed our legislative agenda, check it out here.) This post will give you an insider’s look at the legislative process in Connecticut […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition and EV Club of CT pen letter to Governor Lamont, ask for expanded EV policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition and EV Club of CT pen letter to Governor Lamont, ask for expanded EV policies NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition and EV Club of CT are asking Governor Ned Lamont to support electric vehicle policies that will stimulate Connecticut’s growing green […]

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Legislative Agenda: New Year’s Revolutions

The 2019 legislative session begins tomorrow. There are new faces and exciting ideas flooding Hartford, and we are looking forward to working with our new governor and legislators to create an environmental revolution this year! Throughout session, we will be asking you to activate your voice for environmental change. We’ll give you contact info and […]

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Oswegatchie Hills – Nature’s Buffer

What goes on the ground goes into the Sound…the Friends of Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve take this adage to heart. The Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve (OHNP), established in 2007, protects almost 500 acres of pristine coastal forest for passive recreation, habitat for wildlife, and coveted open space surrounded by urban development. The undeveloped coastal forest […]

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You were robbed—now the climate will pay

One year ago, the Connecticut legislature took money YOU pay each month on your electric bill for energy efficiency and clean energy services and used it to plug unrelated budget holes. Now programs like home energy audits, insulation, and efficient lighting are running out of funding. Sadly, energy efficiency businesses across the state have had to lay off workers. That’s why we sued the State of Connecticut with co-plaintiffs and partners like Efficiency […]

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Vote YES to protect your favorite places

Vote YES to protect your favorite places Picture building sandcastles at Hammonasset State Beach with your family, or hiking with friends along the ridge of Sleeping Giant State Park, or simply enjoying a romantic picnic at Harkness Memorial Park. Now, picture what it would look like if they were all sold or given away to […]

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