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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 …

COVID-19: How CUB is Responding

We all face challenges from the COVID-19 crisis. Here at CUB we think worrying about your utility service should not be one of them. And, thanks to quick work and cooperation from Governor Tony Evers and our utilities, Wisconsin customers don’t fear being shut off or incurring penalties or big charges to re-connect their service. …

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 …

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 Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to postpone its decision on expanding the Point …

November 16, 2010: Consumers Should Not Pay for Million-dollar Bonuses for Utility Executives

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2010 Consumers Should Not Pay for Million-dollar Bonuses for Utility Executives Statement of Charlie Higley, Executive Director The Citizens Utility Board calls on the commissioners of the Public Service Commission to make sure that consumers don’t pay for millions of dollars of bonuses, stock options, and other “incentive compensation” lavished …

July 6, 2010: CUB Sues PSC Regarding Subsidies for Industrial Customers

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2010 CUB Sues PSC Regarding Subsidies for Industrial Customers MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board filed a lawsuit on Friday, July 2 against the Public Service Commission for its decision to allow Wisconsin Power & Light to give discounts to industrial customers that will likely be subsidized by residential customers …

April 16, 2010: CEJA Will Reduce Electricity Bills

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2010 Clean Energy Jobs Act Will Reduce Electricity Bills MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board would like to note that the energy efficiency and renewable energy provisions of the Clean Energy Jobs Act, as amended, will result in lower electricity bills than under a business-as-usual approach. The Public Service Commission …

December 3, 2009: CUB Supports Gov. Doyle on Global Warming

For Immediate Release: December 3, 2009 Citizens Utility Board Supports Recommendations of Gov. Doyle’s Task Force on Global Warming Statement of Charlie Higley, Executive Director “Despite the inaccurate assertions by Rep. Mike Huebsch, the Citizens Utility Board supports the recommendations issued in July 2008 by Governor Jim Doyle’s Task Force on Global Warming, including the …

February 24, 2009: CUB and PSC Develop Energy Efficiency Program

For Immediate Release: February 24, 2009 Citizens Utility Board and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation to Develop Innovative Energy Efficiency and Conservation Program Madison and Green Bay, WI – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) have finalized an agreement to develop a program that will help consumers save energy.  The agreement …