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We asked, you answered: your top money-saving utility tips

Some of our best sources of information are Illinois consumers who tell us what they’re doing to save money. Last week, we asked you to submit your money-saving utility tips. You shared a lot of good advice, everything from assessing your phone plan to switching to LEDs. Below, we’ve highlighted…...

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CUB urges governor to veto AT&T dereg bill

AT&T has passed its deregulation bill in the Illinois General Assembly, threatening the end of landline service for customers who need it for a reliable connection to 911 and other vital services. Now, CUB is turning its attention to Gov. Bruce Rauner and asking him to veto the legislation. CUB…...

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Take action now! Tell the House—oppose or fix AT&T’s bill, SB 1839

AT&T is pushing state legislation (SB 1839) that would strip Illinois’ Telecom Act of key consumer protections, and eventually end traditional landline service for 1.2 million business and residential customers who still use it. Here’s why you should oppose AT&T’s bill, even if you don’t have a landline: It poses…...

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Do we REALLY want AT&T to determine IL’s telecom future?

Update: The AT&T bill CUB and other consumer advocates have fought against for months has passed the Illinois Senate. So now the fight moves to the Illinois House.   The legislation would allow AT&T to dictate our telecom future, and it would open the door for the phone giant to strip Illinois’…...

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