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As everything from food to healthcare becomes more expensive, costs of essential human services like heating your home and turning on your lights must remain affordable for Hoosiers. Citizens Action Coalition aggressively advocates for affordable utility rates. Find out what's happening with your utility company. 

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IURC Approves NIPSCO Proposal That Will Drive Up Customers’ Energy Bills

INDIANAPOLIS - 12/4/19 - Today, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“IURC”) approved a proposal by NIPSCO which will allow six large companies to buy most of their energy from outside markets. This decision will shift between $40M and $60M of costs annually from the large companies to NIPSCO’s remaining captive customers. These six large companies will realize significant reductions in their monthly energy bills, while the rest of NIPSCO’s customers will see a hike in their bills. NIPSCO created this proposal in response to the six companies’ threats that they would leave Indiana, and perhaps the United States, unless they were given special subsidies by the IURC.

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CAC to IURC: Reject NIPSCO’S Proposed Cost Shift

INDIANAPOLIS -- Feb. 14, 2019 – Citizens Action Coalition (CAC) filed testimony on Wednesday at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) asking the IURC to reject NIPSCO’s proposal to shift an extraordinary amount of costs from the largest industrial customers to everyone else. CAC also recommended that the IURC reject NIPSCO’s request to raise the monthly fixed customer charge of all NIPSCO residential customers.

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LAPORTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND CITIZENS ACTION COALITION JOINTLY FILE REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION IN NIPSCO RATE CASE ON SERVICE QUALITY ISSUES

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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