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Year in Review

2020: CUB’s Year by the Numbers

2020 certainly wasn’t the year we were expecting: COVID-19 pandemic, racial and economic injustice and utility corruption. But CUB continued to work for Illinois consumers, despite some of the obstacles this year has thrown our way. We converted all of our in-person events to online programming, and invited people to email us their…...

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Thank you

On this week of giving thanks, CUB wants to tell you how grateful we are that you are concerned about the fight for lower utility bills in Illinois. Thank you! Reminder: Next week is “Giving Tuesday” (Nov. 27), the national day for supporting nonprofits. But today we have a special early-bird offer:…...

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$125+ million in consumer savings in 2018–$20+ billion total!

CUB’s team helped save Illinois consumers more than $125 million in 2018, adding to the $20 billion in savings since the consumer watchdog opened its doors 35 years ago. “We thank Illinois consumers for their generous support,” CUB Executive Director David Kolata said. “CUB members are the heroes in this…...

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CUB’s 2016 year in review

Thanks to your generous support, CUB helped saved Illinois consumers some $35 million in 2016, and we secured a major victory in Springfield. But we have more battles in the new year.  Policy Team: Efficiency victory in Springfield CUB helped pass the Future Energy Jobs Bill (Senate Bill 2814). We supported…...

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CUB’s 2015 Year in Review

CUB embarked upon its fourth decade of serving consumers in 2015— and we’ve accomplished so much already: $60 million in savings, 400+ money-saving events across Illinois, and new tools to help thousands of Illinois residents cut their utility costs. Read about the victories you have helped us achieve in CUB’s…...

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‘Tis the Season! Enter to win LED holiday lights!

We’ve rounded the corner on Halloween and put our Thanksgiving leftovers behind us (although, unfortunately, not all those pumpkin-pie-pounds).  Now, it’s officially time to bust out the stockings, warm some cocoa, and hang the mistletoe! In honor of the season, CUB is spreading some holiday cheer to our dedicated followers across Illinois.  To say ‘Thank you’ for…...

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