Updated: Thursday, 03 Jan 2013, 7:10 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 03 Jan 2013, 7:10 PM EST
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) -- The state wants to hear from you about the Superstorm Sandy response efforts. As part of the recent storm legislation the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, or PURA, will hold public hearings so you can say how the response was regarding power restoration.
News 8 heard from many when the power companies were trying to get the power back on and folks were left without heat or lights for days.
Now, all their concerns can be made public record to the state. The first meeting was held at the East Haven Senior Center.
This is the first of three meetings. Folks from PURA will be on hand and someone will be available to transcribe all the comments. Also, folks can submit in email or written statements.
It's for the state's investigation regarding the power companies storm response which looks at preparation, restoration efforts, and communication with residents.
If a lot of people show up tonight they will limit the amount of time people have to speak.
News 8's Stephanie Simoni spoke to UI which is the main provider here in East Haven, they said they will have folks here tonight to take in what customers have to say, but they will not be commenting tonight.
If you miss this meeting, there are two other meetings you can attend. One January 7th in Westport and another January 15th in Waterford.