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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, …

January 20, 2012: Legislature should restore funds to Focus on Energy

For Immediate Release: January 20, 2012 Legislature should restore funds to Focus on Energy In the spring of 2011, Governor Scott Walker and legislative leaders significantly cut funding to Focus on Energy, the statewide energy efficiency program that helps residents and businesses lower energy bills. A recent legislative audit demonstrates that the benefits of  Focus …

September 21, 2011: Testimony relating to liability of customers for unbilled utility services

For Immediate Release: September 21, 2011 Testimony regarding SB 58, relating to the liability of public utility customers for unbilled utility service The Honorable Rob Cowles Chairman, Senate Committee on Energy, Biotechnology, and Consumer Protection Wisconsin State Capitol Madison, Wisconsin RE: Testimony regarding SB 58, relating to liability of public utility customers for unbilled utility …