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CUB’s guy in Springfield thanks consumers for their involvement

By: Bryan McDaniel CUB Director of Governmental Affairs Given all the action on energy legislation in the General Assembly over the last few years, 2023 proved a little quieter, until the end of session when Ameren muscled through a proposal to give themselves a monopoly over transmission lines in their…...

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Fight unfair utility legal fees

A CUB review of recent rate-hike cases found that Illinois utilities have slapped their customers with more than $40 million in legal fees, meaning the hard-earned cash consumers burn on their utility bills actually bankrolls corporate legal teams battling to increase those same bills. But CUB is pushing new legislation…...

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Join the fight for affordable electric/gas bills

Today, we’re urging electricity customers across the state to sign petitions to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), based on two recent ICC votes. The good news is that on Dec. 9, the ICC voted for a $66.7 million rate cut for ComEd customers. Rates were expected to go down, but…...

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16,000+ messages sent by CUB’s Action Network in 2015

CUB Action Network members have been busy busy busy in 2015! Members sent 16,461 messages to regulators and legislators to reduce rate hikes, save phone service, preserve the open Internet, and protect consumers.  Check out the actions you’ve taken in 2015: 308 asked legislators to reduce ComEd and Ameren’s $436 million rate hikes.…...

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