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April 1, 2021: Consumer Advocacy Takes Leap Forward As Gov. Evers Signs Bipartisan PSC Bill into Law

MADISON, APRIL 1, 2021 — The Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin on Thursday released the following statement after Gov. Tony Evers signed Assembly Bill 27 into law as Wisconsin Act 24. The law, which the Legislature passed with unanimous bipartisan support this month, enables stable funding for CUB’s work as the consumer advocate for homeowners, …

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 …

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 …

October 24, 2013: Citizens Utility Board Leadership Changes

For Immediate Release: October 24, 2013 Citizens Utility Board Leadership Changes MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB), Wisconsin’s utility watchdog and consumer advocate, announced today that Charlie Higley has stepped down after 10 years as executive director. “Charlie Higley has done a superb job during his tenure at CUB,” said CUB President Russell Wallace.  …

February 26, 2013: CUB Testimony before Senate Committee

For Immediate Release: February 26, 2013 CUB Testimony before Senate Committee on Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications Testimony of Charlie Higley Executive Director Citizens Utility Board Before the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications SB 35 Would Reduce Public Disclosure of Proposed Transmission Lines Good morning Chairman Farrow and members of the committee, …