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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 …

April 15, 2015: Legislative Committee Votes to Gut Funding for Organizations

For Immediate Release:   April 15, 2015 CUB: Legislative Committee Votes to Gut Funding for Organizations that Fight Utility Rate Increase Proposals before the PSC MADISON — Today, the Joint Finance Committee voted to approve a proposal that reduces and outright eliminates funding sources for consumer organizations like CUB that represent and fight for customer interests …

November 14, 2014: Giveaways to We Energies & Big Business Will Cost Residential Customers

For Immediate Release:   November 14, 2014 Giveaways to We Energies & Big Business Will Cost Residential Customers MADISON — Today, on a 2 to 1 vote, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin dealt a blow to We Energies residential electric customers by approving a 75% hike in the fixed part of customers’ bills on top …

November 6, 2014: Saving Money on Your Energy Bill Just Got Harder

For Immediate Release:  November 6, 2014 Saving Money on Your Energy Bill Just Got Harder MADISON — Today, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, on a 2 to 1 vote, approved an increase of more than 80% for the monthly customer charge paid by all residential and small business electric customers of Wisconsin Public Service …

April 16, 2014: CUB Sues PSC – Rate Discrimination Alleged

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2014 CUB Sues PSC – Rate Discrimination Alleged MADISON — Today, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) filed a lawsuit challenging a Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (Commission) decision that would force We Energies’ electric ratepayers to pay more than $250 million to subsidize big business steam customers in downtown Milwaukee.  …