Utility Rates and Regulation

Utility Rates and Regulation

When everything from food to healthcare is becoming more expensive, the cost of essential human services as simple as heating your home and turning on your lights must remain affordable for Hoosiers.

Citizens Action Coalition aggressively advocates for affordable utility rates.

Current Campaigns

There’s a disturbing trend developing in Indiana.

Tell I&M NO WAY to a higher fixed charge and NO WAY

Contact your State Senator and Representative today!

NISPCO wants to raise your electric rates by 15%!

UPDATE: IPL increase in fixed charge and rates approved.

The IURC denied Duke Energy's request for a $1.87B rate increase!

Indiana Utility Regulators denied the request for a $12.3 million subsidy for BlueIndy.

At a time when everybody is being asked to do more with less, utility profits are soaring and now NIPSCO wants you to pay even more!

At $9 billion, Prairie State threatens the electric rates of millions of electric customers - including many Hoosiers.

Monopoly utilities want their way regardless of the risk for ratepayers and taxpayers.

Leucadia Corporation wanted to build and own a coal-to-gas plant near Rockport, IN that would have raised natural gas prices in Indiana.

Related Documents

August 23, 2017

Latest Nix the Fix Fact Sheet 12-11-17

August 22, 2017

Latest I&M Fact Sheet 12-11-17

In the Media

March 6, 2006

Indiana Senate

Senators David Ford (R-Hartford City) and Tim Lanane (D-Anderson)

February 7, 2006

Consumer groups criticize House, Senate passage of controversial telecom measure

Hoosiers for Affordable Telephone Service (HATS)


For Immediate Release
February 6, 2006

Contact: Grant Smith at 317-205-3535
June Lyle at 317-423-7104
Jerry Polk at 317-636-5165

January 30, 2006

CAC and other organizations formed Hoosiers for Affordable Telephone Service to maintain just and reasonable rates and good quality of service for our local phone service. These concepts are now under attack by AT&T (formerly SBC) and Verizon in Senate Bill 245 and House Bill 1279 now before the Indiana General Assembly.

January 30, 2006

Ratepayers are in for shock if the state’s giant, monopoly telephone companies are successful in their high-finance campaign to deregulate basic local telephone service during the 2006 legislative session. Two bills, Senate Bill 245 and House Bill 1279, are being rammed through the Indiana House and Senate at the request of the new AT&T, formerly SBC, and Verizon, which just bought MCI. These bills allow monopoly telephone companies to set their own rates, i.e.

January 26, 2006

Senate Bill 245 is the telecommunications bill supported by Indiana’s giant, monopoly phone companies, SBC/ATT&T (the country’s largest telecommunications company) and Verizon/MCI. (For more information see this Web site.)The Anti-Consumer Telecommunications Bill, Senate Bill 245, Passes Indiana Senate