Voters To Weigh In On Moves To Lower Electric BillsIn addition to presidential and congressional races, many voters in many communities across the state Tuesday are thinking about their electric bills.
Walter's Perspective: Lawmakers Selling Us OutThe best news I saw during the holiday weekend was about members of our Illinois General Assembly in Springfield being caught by the Better Government Association – selling themselves to the ComEd and Ameren power companies.
'Smart Grid' Bill Supporters Working To Override Quinn's VetoSupporters of the recently vetoed “Smart Grid” bill are trying to garner enough support to override the governor, and the efforts may be working.
Quinn Maintains He'll Veto Bill To Hike Electric RatesA measure that would increase electricity rates for Illinois customers to help pay for grid modernization has finally made it to the governor’s desk after months of being in a legislative hold.
Controversial Bill To Raise Power Rates, Fix Grid Goes To Quinn's DeskLegislation that power companies backed to hike electric rates for a revamp of the Illinois power grid moves to Gov. Pat Quinn, a longtime utility critic who has vowed to veto the measure.
Commerce Commission: Consumers Can Find Better Power PricesAn annual report by the Illinois Commerce Commission finds some electricity customers could pay less this summer automatically – and the rest of us could pay less if we do a little research.
Bill Allowing Higher Electric Rates Goes To QuinnThe Illinois Senate approved a plan for raising electric rates to pay for one of the nation's largest projects to modernize the power grid.
Pending Bill Would Mean Rising Electric RatesYour electric bill could go up if the Illinois State Senate and Gov. Pat Quinn go along with a bill passed by the state House.
Illinois House OKs Electric Increase, Veto PossibleThe Illinois House approved a controversial measure Monday backed by Commonwealth Edison to raise electricity rates to pay for the modernization of its power grid, but there weren’t enough votes to turn back a threatened veto by Gov. Pat Quinn.
Ameren Completes Ill. Merger