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

January 26, 2006

You think the Internet will always be the great freewheeling information superhighway you've grown to love? Well, think again. Media giants want to privatize our Internet.The following was sent by Common Cause about How SBC/AT&T and Verizon/MCI are Attempting to control the Internet: (www.commoncause.org)

January 24, 2006

Senate Bill 245 and House Bill 1279 are bills making their way through the legislative process that allow Indiana’s giant, monopoly telephone companies, AT&T and Verizon, to set their own rates. The committee process has been rigged in favor of the two telecommunications giants, as many opponents were not allowed to testify in the Senate and, contrary to Statehouse practice, opponents testified first in the House instead of supporters to give supporters the last word.

January 16, 2006

SBC has merged with its parent company AT&T and changed its name to AT&T. The Bell empire is back and with a vengeance. AT&T will push this session to eliminate basic local phone service. Basic phone service gives customers unlimited, local calling. AT&T wants to be able to set its own rates and charge you by the call.

January 13, 2006

Testimony of Paul Chase, J.D., of Citizens Action Coalition Before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Utilities and Public Policy In Opposition to SB 245
January 10, 2006

January 10, 2006

Hoosiers for Affordable Telephone Service (HATS)


For Immediate Release
January 9, 2006

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