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4/22/11

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 Hoosiers.

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11/29/12

New Poll Finds Hoosiers Oppose Sweetheart Deal for Duke Energy’s Edwardsport Coal Plant

Public opinion poll and companion report released by Sierra Club and Citizens Action Coalition chronicle history of corruption and cost overruns at Edwardsport. Unsurprisingly, the public is unsympathetic toward Duke Energy.

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8/23/18

New State Voting Records Resource Available For Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS—Citizens Action Coalition announces its 2018 Voting Records and Campaign Contribution Database, a unique and interactive database designed to inform Hoosiers of their state legislators’ votes at the Indiana State Legislature regarding...

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9/27/10

Old Questions Remain, New Questions Arise in Duke’s hiring of Judge Storms

New information from the Ethics Commission adds to an already lengthy list of questions yet to be addressed by either Duke Energy or Judge Storms himself pertaining to the utilities hiring of the now former State Regulator.

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2/24/14

OPEN LETTER TO GOV. MIKE PENCE: STOP THE ASSAULT ON HOOSIER CONSUMERS AND JOBS, OPPOSE SB340

Citizens Action Coalition Executive Director Kerwin Olson asks Governor Pence to do the right thing for ALL Hoosier ratepayers.

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3/28/13

OPEN LETTER TO GOV. MIKE PENCE: VETO SB560

The Honorable Mike Pence, Governor of the State of Indiana:

Senate Bill 560 (Utility Transmission) will likely be headed to your desk in the near future. As a representative of over 40,000 residential ratepayers in our great State, Citizens...

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10/28/10

Public Field Hearings needed on Duke IGGC power plant cost overruns

A coalition of consumer and environmental organizations filed a request today with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission that two public field hearings be scheduled regarding the cost increases pertaining to the problem plagued IGCC power plant ...

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2/25/11

Public Hearings Set on $3 billion, Scandal-Ridden Coal Plant

Next week marks the second opportunity for the public to provide comment on Duke Energy’s problem-plagued Edwardsport coal gasification plant. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) will hold field hearings Feb. 28 at Columbus...

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2/5/18

Public Interest Advocates Issue Open Letter to Governor on Utility Commission Vacancy

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11/9/10

Questions Continue to Mount in Duke Energy Ethics Scandal

 

Yesterday’s firings by Duke Energy of President Michael W. Reed and staff attorney Scott Storms raise serious questions about what was uncovered by Duke in its internal investigations pertaining to the ongoing ethics scandal.  On November 5,...

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