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April 1, 2021: Consumer Advocacy Takes Leap Forward As Gov. Evers Signs Bipartisan PSC Bill into Law

MADISON, APRIL 1, 2021 — The Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin on Thursday released the following statement after Gov. Tony Evers signed Assembly Bill 27 into law as Wisconsin Act 24. The law, which the Legislature passed with unanimous bipartisan support this month, enables stable funding for CUB’s work as the consumer advocate for homeowners, …

March 23: 2021: Legislature Passes Bill to Strengthen Advocacy for Residential, Small Business Utility Customers

A plan to help level the playing field between consumers and utilities when it comes to advocacy for fairness and affordability is on the way to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk, after the state Senate unanimously endorsed it in a voice vote Tuesday. The bill, AB 27 and SB 47, received widespread bipartisan support, with unanimous …

Newsletter Updates 2020 Work, CUB Wishes Wisconsin Restful Holiday Season

CUB’s Fall Newsletter and Holiday Card is arriving in mailboxes across the state, so we’re happy to share it. We want you to have a happy and restful holiday season. It’s been a cataclysmic year. Our normal routines and lives have been turned upside down, and after all we’ve been through we hope you and …

Waukesha Co. Teachers Who Partnered with CUB Honored as Wisconsin Energy Educators of the Year

Two Waukesha County teachers whose class partnered with CUB during its 40th Anniversary year have been awarded the 2020 Energy Educator of the Year award from the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP). CUB was thrilled to partner with teachers Danielle Chaussee and Kelly Holtzman and their Global Sustainability / Spanish class in the 2019-20 …

CUB Annual Report 2019

Annual Report Highlights 2019 Savings and Work to Modernize CUB Funding Model

CUB’s work on rate case settlements, our 40th Anniversary celebration, resources for customers impacted by COVID-19, and efforts to secure a more stable funding model are highlighted in our 2019 Annual Report , just published on cubwi.org. CUB secured $159 million in savings in three utility rate cases last year for customers. That brings the …

CUB Fall Newsletter: Turning 40, negotiating for customer wins, holding the line on fixed fees

We’ve got some important updates to share in our fall newsletter and holiday card, which has just been published. Check it out here. You’ll find updates on our 40th Anniversary Celebration in Madison, as we celebrated nearly 40 years to the day from when Gov. Lee Sherman Dreyfus signed into law the bill creating the …

CUB Celebrates Staying Power at 40th Anniversary Celebration

           Nearly 70 people attended as CUB celebrated 40 years of work for the people of Wisconsin and its founding by the Wisconsin Legislature in the fall of 1979.            The bill creating a nonpartisan consumer advocate for customers of Wisconsin’s utilities was signed into law 40 years ago this week by Republican …