In case you hadn’t noticed, PURA changed the application form. Find it here. Deadline is February 28, 2023. If you didn’t get your reports and receipts in by Wednesday, February 8, you may not qualify for another grant. Deadline to file online is 4pm–not midnight, not 5pm.
Read more "PEGPETIA again"
Are We Done Yet? When the last application was filed, we found 37 PEG applications (motions) for a total of $4,145,213.65 64 Educational Technology applications for a total of $7,577,141.15 Making a total of 101 applications asking for $11,722,627.80 and only $7,000,000 available. Find more details here on this Google spreadsheet, based on information posted […]
Read more "2020 Fish Frenzy"
As of 5pm today, PEGPETIA applications submitted last Friday (the deadline) were posted. # applications 36 PEG $ 4,081,135.47 35.79% 60 Ed $ 7,320,841.76 64.21% 96 total $11,401,977.23 There are applications from the state Commission on Educational Technology, the State Library, and the CT Educational Network. There’s a second application from the Town of Groton […]
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By the afternoon of January 30, the PURA website stopped showing new applications for Docket # 19-11-01 “Public Educational and Governmental Programming and Educational Technology Investment Account Program Pursuant to Public Act 07-253. ” The program was supposed to be open to applications until the end of January 31, but the total dollar amount of […]
Read more "2020 Fish Frenzy: A Quick Preview"
We think the PEGPETIA program is coming back. We are waiting to exhale. A state budget bill for both appropriations and revenue (HB 7424) includes a section (350) that repeals CT General Statutes section 16-331ii, the one that you take away the funding for community access capital expenses every year. Another section (370) returns 2 […]
Read more "Holding your breath for the Proverbial Fat Lady"
HB 5486 An Act Repealing the Transfer from the Public, Educational and Governmental Programming and Education Technology Investment Account (PEGPETIA) to the General Fund. (March 28, 2019) As of last night, we heard that leaders of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding committee (in particular co-chair Rep. Jason Rojas) plan to vote this bill out of committee. This would […]
Read more "What happens next for PEGPETIA?"
Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee hearing 03/04/19 Connecticut Network recorded the whole 3.5-hour hearing, which listed 26 bills on its agenda. https://ct-n.com/ctn_stream.asp?odID=16076&autostart=false Written testimony for HB 5486 is online here. All are in support of repealing the statute that sweeps the PEGPETIA fund “in each fiscal year” after 2018. The whole recording is at this […]
Read more "So how did things go in Hartford?"
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"
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"