Valerie was pitched an electric deal that seemed too good to be true. But CUB's fact sheet told her the offer charged a $7.95 monthly fee. So why did the company keep denying that the fee existed? Read Valerie's story.
Read about the highest power prices we found in a recent review of Illinois' electric market.
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Chicago gas customers have received bad news just as they pay their most expensive bills of the year: Peoples Gas was granted a $74.8 million rate hike. CUB plans to challenge the company's fifth increase since 2008. "Chicago consumers deserve a break from their gas company," the consumer watchdog said in a statement.