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SB251: Indiana Legislature Votes to Raise Taxes through Utility Bills; House adds eminent domain to bill


Once again, utility ratepayers, aka taxpayers, remain invisible to 104 of the 150 elected officials in the Indiana General Assembly. On Thursday, both Chambers of the General Assembly voted to raise the utility bills of...


Settlement on Edwardsport IGCC BAD for Indiana

Today, a coalition of consumer and environmental watchdog groups announced their opposition to the recently filed settlement agreement pertaining to the Edwardsport IGGC power plant currently under construction in Knox County, IN.   



Sierra Club and Citizens Action Coalition Launch Aggressive Ad Campaign to Stop the Leucadia Tax

The Sierra Club and Citizens Action Coalition today announced an advertising campaign to urge state lawmakers to support Senate Bill 510 and to prevent the Leucadia tax on natural gas bills.


State Legislature Limits Growth of Indiana Solar Energy

This Independence Day, the Indiana General Assembly is making sure that Hoosiers will have less freedom to lower our outrageous energy bills by eliminating net metering.


State Rep. Win Moses joins CAC in urging IURC to reject SNG Contract

Testimony filed yesterday by Citizens Action Coalition in the proposed Indiana Gasification, LLC substitute natural gas plant (SNG) proceeding currently before the IURC included a letter from State Representative Win Moses (D, Ft. Wayne)...


Survey shows "political divide" on energy issues is a myth. Americans can work together for cleaner energy future

“The Verdict is clear: Clean Energy Advocates Are the Majority, Not the ‘Fringe’; Survey Finds Across-the-Board Political Support for Shifting from Dirty Energy.”


Unanswered Questions Remaining in IURC Ethics Controversy Preclude Pre-Judging Probe Outcome

Today the Citizens Action Coalition electronically delivered a letter to Governor Daniels outlining its concerns that the problems at the IURC go well beyond the "bad judgment" of two people.  CAC believes that important, unanswered questions...

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Unreliable Fossil-Fuel Plants, High Coal and Gas Costs Lead to NIPSCO Rate Hike

If approved by the IURC, the average NIPSCO residential customer electric bill will increase by $6.14 per month beginning in February of 2023 and continuing through April of 2023, according to NIPSCO’s filing.


Volatile Fossil Fuels Drive Looming 16% Rate Increase for Duke Ratepayers

This is just the latest example of how expensive and risky fossil fuels like coal and fossil gas are costing families across Indiana. Duke Energy has long delayed action to address the climate crisis, and now Hoosiers are paying for it through...


Watchdog Groups Send Request for Independent Investigation of IURC/Duke Ethics Scandal to U.S. Attorney

Common Cause/Indiana and the Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana today sent a letter to Joe Hogsett, the United States Attorney for Indiana’s Southern District requesting his office immediately begin an investigation into official misconduct by...

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