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Tell legislators: Say no to automatic gas hikes!

 
Illinois natural gas utilities want the General Assembly to pass legislation, SB 1665/HB 2414, that would weaken the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) and open the door for yearly, automatic gas rate hikes.
A CUB analysis found that the proposal would spark up to $3 billion in legislatively mandated rate hikes over the next decade. That’s equivalent to a new gas tax of up to $3,000 per household.
As currently drafted, the bill would pass over a majority of Illinois gas customers—including most Chicago suburbs—and instead target Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, and Ameren customers.
Gas utilities say the legislation would help pay for pipe upgrades, but a vote against giving gas utilities legislatively mandated rate hikes is NOT a vote against pipe repairs. The current regulatory system already allows the companies to get the increases they need. They just have to prove they need them.

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  • Your State Senator
  • Your State Representative

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NO to Automatic Gas Hikes!

Dear [Decision Maker],

Please stop Illinois' natural gas utilities from hitting us with yearly, automatic rate hikes.



Please, protect Illinois consumers from the gas utilities' automatic rate-hike proposal. Thank you.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]

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