Rate Hike

CUB Promises To Fight Potential ComEd Rate Hike ComEd is asking for another rate hike, but the Citizens Utility Board says it will fight it every step of the way.
Peoples, North Shore Gas Seek $88 Million Rate HikePeoples and North Shore Gas are seeking a combined $88 million rate increase.
ComEd Ordered To Refund $36.7 Million To CustomersThe Illinois Commerce Commission has ordered ComEd to refund $36.7 million to its customers.
State Approves $4-A-Month Rate Hike For Peoples GasState regulators have approved a rate hike for Peoples Gas, although it's only about half as big as the natural gas provider was seeking.
'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.
UPDATED: Quinn Vetoes Bill That Would Hike Electric RatesGov. Pat Quinn has vetoed controversial legislation that would have changed the way ComEd rates are determined in order to pay for a so-called "smart grid."
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.
Toll Hike Expected To Be Approved On ThursdayThe Illinois Tollway board appears ready to hike I-Pass tolls from 15 cents to 90 cents per toll on Thursday, and Gov. Quinn says that’s what’s needed for the state to have good roads.
CUB: Changes In Habits Could Offset ComEd Rate HikeThe Citizens Utility Board says if everyone did the little things needed to more efficiently use electricity, it would cover the cost of a ComEd rate increase.
Metra CEO: Rail Agency May Hike Fares, Impose Service CutsMetra CEO Alex Clifford is weighing a plan to cut service and raise fares as early as July, to offset recent high fuel costs. Newsradio 780's Bob Roberts reports.
3 Percent ComEd Rate Hike May Be ComingIf the Illinois Commerce Commission goes along with the recommendation of its judge, your ComEd bill will soon go up by about 3 percent.
NIPSCO Proposes Rate Hike While Boosting CEO's PayCustomers of the electric utility NIPSCO gave regulators an earful Thursday night over a proposed 7.9 percent rate increase.
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