Many are coming from community access providers through their local legislators and may affect all PEGs differently, so they do not have universal support from all PEGs in our state (with the possible exception of the PEGPETIA-related bills). We list everything for information purposes. Bills concerning PEGPETIA HB 5486 AN ACT REPEALING THE TRANSFER FROM THE […]Read more "2019 Connecticut Bills of Interest"
In another look at the budget bill HB 7501, amended in LCO 10072, (aka SB 1502 of the special June 2017 session) we find that those words (“and each fiscal year thereafter”) have been in CT General Statutes over the years for many other areas. Sometimes they appear in the budget bill because of rewriting specific funding statutes (“Section xxx-xxx […]Read more "37 INSTANCES OF 5 “BAD” WORDS"
We need your help with supporting SB 677 and HB 6419, with the goal of requiring he cable companies to broadcast our channel signals in HD. Community Voice Channel will be at the public hearing on Tuesday, and would appreciate if you could down load and sign THIS LETTER and email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org and ETtestimony@cga.ct.gov. Every […]Read more "A message from Community Voice Channel"
In case you wondered, here’s a document attempting to ‘splain it all: Office of Fiscal Analysis powerpoint.Read more "How the state budget process works"
SB 677 and HB 6419 are noted with links in a previous post. Information about them comes to us from Community Voice Channel, a regional CAP based in Bolton and serving seven towns altogether. CVC is a member of the national Alliance for Community Media. Both of these bills are on the agenda for a […]Read more "Level of Service, Level of Technology"
This is a supplement to the previous post about PEG-related bills recently submitted to the CT General Assembly this session. Many are coming from community access providers through their local legislators and may affect all PEGs differently, so they do not have universal support from all PEGs in our state. We list these for information […]Read more "More 2019 Connecticut Bills of Interest"
HB 5990 is up for a Public Hearing on Tuesday, 2/19, starting at 10:15am – agenda here. CABLE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES Date & Location: 23 January 2019, Panera – I-84 Exit 15, Southbury CT 9:30-10:30 am Present: Representative Arthur J. O’Neill, CT House district 69, Gregory G. Davis Chairman, & David Bibbey, Vice Chairman […]Read more "A meeting with Representative Arthur O’Neill"
Joseph Schofield of Citizens TV (CTV for New Haven/West Haven/Hamden) requests your support for a proposed amendment to the statutes regarding CAP funding. You can see the details in the following Senate Bill 573 as proposed by Senator George Logan (dist. 17) CTV’s proposed amendment and (2d page) rationale for the amendment another analysis to […]Read more "AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY ACCESS PROGRAMMING FUNDING"