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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 …

CUB 2018 Annual Report: 40 Years of Savings and Advocacy

Our 40th Anniversary Edition and 2018 Annual Report is out and we’re pleased to share it with you. We combined a retrospective about our 40 years of advocacy as the nation’s first Citizens Utility Board with our report on significant cases and work in 2018. CUB held its Milwaukee 40th Anniversary event on April 20, …

Power in Numbers: CUB launches drive for new members, receives city proclamation

A total of 120 longtime CUB supporters along with folks new to CUB came together Sunday to support consumer advocacy at Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, a CUB small business member. The event featured Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who issued a proclamation declaring April 7, 2019 “Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin Day” in Milwaukee, and former …

Outpost Foods Utility Bill Workshop Series

CUB is pleased to announce a Utility Bill Workshop series presented in partnership with Small Business Member, Outpost Foods. Over the course of April, CUB members and the general public will have an opportunity to hear from CUB Executive Director, Tom Content about CUB’s work on behalf of residential and small business utility customers, get an update on events and cases that could affect your utility bill, and engage in a Q&A with CUB staff addressing your utility issues or concerns.

February 28, 2019: CUB celebrates 40 years of advocacy

The Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin will celebrate four decades of standing up to power on behalf of homeowners, renters and small businesses on April 7 in Milwaukee. Lakefront Brewery, a CUB small business member, will host the event starting at 6:30 p.m. CUB, the state’s independent consumer voice, was created in 1979 to advocate …