CUB Blog

CUB Releases ‘Quick Guide to Stop Scams’

Scam artists posing as collection agents continue to prey on utility customers across Wisconsin. This fall, a We Energies customer in Waukesha County was victimized by a scam and bilked out of $1,300. And the Milwaukee utility reported more than 600 scam attempts in a month’s time this fall. ...

#GivingTuesday – A Great Opportunity to Help CUB Grow

#GivingTuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 27 is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. CUB participated in #GivingTuesday last year to great success and we’re looking to do even better this year. Please consider a donation to CUB as part of this event! This year’s ...

Annual Report Highlights Changes at CUB

Our new Annual Report is out and we’re excited to share it with you. It’s got a new modern look, a colorful design, and it’s filled with plenty of information in an easy-to-read format to keep you up to date on the organization’s big activities and casework in 2017. Last year was a year of big ...

Tallying Up Savings So Far From Utility Tax Cuts

Over the past few months Wisconsin’s major utilities have refunded tens of millions of dollars to you, passing along tax savings from corporate tax reform legislation that was enacted last year.  Based  on recent reports filed with the state Public Service Commission, the total amount given ...

US Rankings: Power Prices in Wis. Are Out of Whack

Last year, when I took over as executive director of the Citizens Utility Board the first thing I did was find out the price Wisconsin pays for electricity compared with other states. These stats aren’t hard to find, if you know where to look. But what I found wasn’t easy to take. Wisconsin ...