Press Release

November 8, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana (CAC), Sierra Club, Indiana Coalition for Human Services (ICHS), and Indiana Community Action Association (INCAA) filed testimony yesterday in the I&M rate case pending before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) asking the IURC to reject I&M’s request to increase the monthly fixed charge from $7.30 to $18.00. Additionally, the groups provide evidence that the low-income customers of I&M are experiencing difficulties in paying their bills, and urge the IURC to order I&M to create a low-income assistance program to help vulnerable Hoosiers who are struggling to make ends meet.

June 30, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana (CAC) and Jennifer Washburn, CAC Staff Attorney, filed a complaint in Marion County Court today against the Office of the Governor of the State of Indiana alleging violations of the Indiana Access to Public Records Act (APRA). Among other things, the complaint asks the Court to enter judgement against the Office of the Governor and make available the documents requested by CAC.

March 27, 2017

Today, Citizens Action Coalition released a legal analysis of the controversial, anti-solar bill SB309 authored by Senator Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek). Jennifer Washburn, Counsel for CAC, authored the memo, which raises significant concerns over the language of the bill and the claims made by proponents of the legislation.

August 12, 2016

On August 11th, Citizens Action Coalition filed testimony before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“IURC”) in Cause No. 44792. In this proceeding, Indianapolis Power & Light (“IPL”) is seeking approval to continue their energy efficiency programs through calendar year 2017 and recover program costs, so-called lost revenues and financial incentives from their captive ratepayers.

August 9, 2016

Attorneys for the LaPorte County Commissioners and the state's largest consumer advocacy group, Citizens Action Coalition (CAC), yesterday filed a Request for Reconsideration with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) asking the agency to reconsider that portion of its recent NIPSCO rate case order dealing with customer service issues.

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