Press Releases

November 18, 2011: No Rate Increase for WPS Customers

For Immediate Release: November 18, 2011 PSC: No Rate Increase for WPS Residential Customers MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board applauds yesterday’s decision by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin not to increase electric rates for residential and small commercial customers of

May 3, 2011: Joint Finance Committee Cuts Energy Efficiency

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2011 Joint Finance Committee Cuts Energy Efficiency, Raises Energy Bills MADISON – Today the Joint Committee on Finance unfortunately voted to reduce funding for Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency program. On a party-line vote, the

June 17, 2011: Governor Walker Should Veto Focus on Energy Cuts

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2011 Governor Walker Should Veto Focus on Energy Cuts In early May, the Joint Finance Committee voted to significantly cut funding for Focus on Energy, the successful statewide energy efficiency and renewable energy program. This cut promises to result in higher

May 13, 2011: Letter to Legislators to Oppose Economic Development Rates

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2011 Letter to Legislators to Oppose Economic Development Rates RE: Please oppose legislation regarding Economic Development Rates. Dear Members of the Wisconsin Legislature: Legislation has been drafted, LRB-0715/1, that would undo century-old requirements that

May 10, 2011: The Give-Away to the Telecom Industry

For Immediate Release: May 10, 2011 The Give-Away to the Telecom Industry, and the Take-Away of Grandma’s Phone MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board is calling on legislators to offer amendments to legislation that will deregulate telephone service, otherwise households that rely on

April 20, 2011: Wisconsin Nuclear Expansion Plan: Groups Advise Caution

For Immediate Release: April 20, 2011 Wisconsin Nuclear Expansion Plan: Groups Advise Caution Madison, WI – As Japanese workers continue to struggle to gain control over radiation leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi reactors, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Clean Wisconsin urge the

February 28, 2011: Van Hollen Should Sue NRC

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2011 Van Hollen Should Sue NRC MADISON, WI – Eight public interest groups have asked Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to intervene in a lawsuit by New York, Vermont, and Connecticut against the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for issuing rules that

December 22, 2010: PSC Sets Rates for MGE Lower Than Requested

For Immediate Release: December 22, 2010 PSC Sets Rates for MGE Lower Than Requested MADISON – Today the Public Service Commission established rates for Madison Gas & Electric Co. that were lower than the utility requested. In an application filed on April 22, 2010, MGE requested to