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May 25, 2018: Alliant Customers to Benefit from Settlement

For Immediate Release:   May 25, 2018 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Alliant Customers Can Expect Savings from Settlement with Customer Groups, Tax Reform MADISON, Wis. — The Citizens Utility Board is pleased to have reached a settlement with Alliant Energy Corp. that would bring base rates back to 2017 …

December 7, 2017: Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees

For Immediate Release:   December 7, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees, PSC misses opportunity to rein in monopoly profits MADISON, Wis. — Xcel Energy customers will see higher utility costs, including an electric rate hike for the ninth straight year, in …

September 21, 2017: Governor Walker signs Budget Supporting Utility Customer Advocacy

For Immediate Release:   September 21, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Governor Walker signs Budget Supporting Utility Customer Advocacy With the state biennial budget signed into law, the Citizens Utility Board would like to express its appreciation for state government leaders who worked to restore funding for groups that …

September 7, 2017: Rate Decision Locks in High Costs for We Energies Customers

For Immediate Release:   September 7, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Rate Decision Locks in High Costs for We Energies Customers A decision to approve a rate proposal filed by We Energies and its sister utility will leave rates too high for the next two years while giving a select …

March 6, 2017: Citizens Utility Board Hires New Executive Director

For Immediate Release:   March 6, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Citizens Utility Board Hires New Executive Director MADISON — Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin (CUB) is pleased to announce that it has hired Tom Content as its new Executive Director, effective March 13, 2017. Mr. Content comes to CUB …

January 11, 2016: CUB Opposes Repeal of Nuclear Ratepayer Protection Law

For Immediate Release:   January 11, 2016 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Citizens Utility Board Opposes Repeal of Wisconsin’s Nuclear Ratepayer Protection Law MADISON — Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin (CUB) opposes passage of Wisconsin Assembly Bill 384.  AB 384 would repeal statutory language that helps protect Wisconsin’s electric utility …

January 8, 2016: Statement of CUB Before the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

For Immediate Release:   January 8, 2016 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Citizens Utility Board Testimony before Senate Energy Committee on the repeal of Wisconsin’s nuclear ratepayer protection law Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, good morning, my name is Kurt Runzler, I am the Acting Executive Director of the …

May 18, 2015: Green Bay Utility to Charge Customers if They Never Turn Their Lights On

For Immediate Release:   May 18, 2015 CUB: Green Bay Utility Wants to Charge Customers $300 a Year Even if They Never Turn Their Lights On MADISON — On Friday, May 15, 2015, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation released another proposal to increase residential and small business fixed customer charges for electric and natural gas service. WPSC …

May 4, 2015: MMAC Attempt to Gut Funding for Challenges to Utility Rate Increases

For Immediate Release:   May 4, 2015 CUB: CUB Fights MMAC Attempt to Gut Funding for Challenges to Utility Rate Increases MADISON — Citizens Utility Board Executive Director Kira Loehr is fighting the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s attempt to gut funding for ratepayer challenges to utility rate increases and other requests before the Public Service …

April 16, 2015: Wisconsin Should Continue to Fund Utility Consumer Advocate

For Immediate Release:   April 16, 2015 CUB: Wisconsin Should Continue to Fund Utility Consumer Advocate Washington, D.C. — The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) today questioned the actions of a Wisconsin state legislative committee in voting to defund the Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin saying the action was pennywise and pound foolish and …