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July 7, 2019

Point of View: Electricity deregulation would hurt Florida’s families and economy

Point of View: Electricity deregulation would hurt Florida’s families and economy If advocates of a proposed ballot petition have their way, Florida would be the first […]
June 25, 2019

Utility ballot measure sparks battle

Utility ballot measure sparks battle By Jim Saunders on June 25, 2019 State leaders and powerful business groups are trying to kill a proposed constitutional amendment […]
June 24, 2019

Proposed ballot measure would limit the role of Florida utilities in power business

Proposed ballot measure would limit the role of Florida utilities in power business By JIM SAUNDERS News Service of Florida June 24, 2019 State leaders and powerful […]
June 22, 2019

Florida Chamber files legal brief against ‘energy choice’ amendment

Florida Chamber files legal brief against ‘energy choice’ amendment By Staff Reports on June 22, 2019 The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Friday said it had filed a brief with […]
June 21, 2019

Chamber contends ‘Energy Choice’ amendment backers admit it violates rules

Chamber contends ‘Energy Choice’ amendment backers admit it violates rules By Scott Powers onJune 21, 2019 Contending that sponsors of the proposed constitutional amendment aimed at […]
May 29, 2019

Electrical union warns Energy Choice hazardous to workers

Electrical union warns Energy Choice hazardous to workers Members of the Florida Electrical Workers Association charged up members to vote down the proposed Florida Energy Choice amendment. The […]
May 17, 2019

Bill to rein in retail power suppliers at a crossroads in Springfield

Bill to rein in retail power suppliers at a crossroads in Springfield Retail electricity marketers want to continue to renew contracts at higher prices without customer […]
May 14, 2019

Opinion: DPU failing to protect Mass. consumers

Opinion: DPU failing to protect Mass. consumers Competitive electricity suppliers getting a free pass CHARLIE HARAK and JENIFER BOSCO May 9, 2019 MASSACHUSETTS UTILITY CUSTOMERS who switched to competitive […]
April 30, 2019

Proposed protections from alternative energy scammers

Proposed protections from alternative energy scammers By Dennis Horton / Better Business Bureau Apr 27, 2019 One of the most frequent calls and complaints we receive at the […]
April 30, 2019

Illinois attorney general calls for greater regulation of ‘deceptive’ energy suppliers

Illinois attorney general calls for greater regulation of ‘deceptive’ energy suppliers By JERRY NOWICKI, Capitol News Illinois 4/23/19 SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Tuesday […]
April 30, 2019

Raoul calls for tough regulation of ‘deceptive’ energy suppliers

Raoul calls for tough regulation of ‘deceptive’ energy suppliers By JERRY NOWICKI, Capitol News Illinois 4/25/19 ‘Almost nobody’ pays lower prices for energy purchased from alternative […]
April 22, 2019

FL House and Senate down on energy choice ballot initiative

FL House and Senate down on energy choice ballot initiative In filings to the state Supreme Court late Thursday, both the Florida House and Senate said […]
April 22, 2019

Bill Galvano, Jose Oliva seek to cut off Florida Energy Choice amendment

Bill Galvano, Jose Oliva seek to cut off Florida Energy Choice amendment Senate and House counsel filed briefs against the measure. By Jacob Ogles on April […]
April 19, 2019

Urban Leagues denounce ‘deceptive’ energy choice amendment

Urban Leagues denounce ‘deceptive’ energy choice amendment ByDrew Wilson April 18, 2019 Business groups, the League of Cities and Attorney General Ashley Moody have already come out against a proposed […]
April 19, 2019

Release: Urban Leagues of Jacksonville, Central Florida & Palm Beach County join with FARE in opposing Energy Deregulation Ballot Initiative

Release: Urban Leagues of Jacksonville, Central Florida & Palm Beach County join with FARE in opposing Energy Deregulation Ballot Initiative The deceptive proposal would be detrimental […]
April 19, 2019

Still No Relief for Massachusetts Consumers Tricked by Competitive Electric Supply Companies

Still No Relief for Massachusetts Consumers Tricked by Competitive Electric Supply Companies From August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities […]
April 18, 2019

Florida Chamber joins legal fight against Energy Choice amendment

Florida Chamber joins legal fight against Energy Choice amendment The Florida Chamber of Commerce has filed a legal brief with the Supreme Court in opposition to a proposed 2020 amendment […]
April 18, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG, CONSUMER COUNSEL KATZ SUPPORT BAN OF “AUTO-RENEWALS” IN THIRD-PARTY ELECTRIC SUPPLIER CONTRACTS

ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG, CONSUMER COUNSEL KATZ SUPPORT BAN OF “AUTO-RENEWALS” IN THIRD-PARTY ELECTRIC SUPPLIER CONTRACTS (Hartford, CT) –Attorney General William Tong and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson […]
April 18, 2019

Energy Fairness Joins Suit Against Flawed Electricity Deregulation Amendment

Energy Fairness Joins Suit Against Flawed Electricity Deregulation Amendment For immediate release – April 18, 2019 Contact – Paul Griffin, 202-577-5454, paul@energyfairness.org TALLAHASSEE, FL –Today, Energy Fairness filed an […]
April 12, 2019

Floridians beware: Energy deregulation will hurt families

Floridians beware: Energy deregulation will hurt families As a former city commissioner in a community that has a publicly-run utility company, I can say that the […]
April 1, 2019

Joe Gibbons: Electricity deregulation would hurt Florida’s families and economy

Joe Gibbons: Electricity deregulation would hurt Florida’s families and economy If advocates of a proposed ballot petition have their way, Florida would be the first state […]
March 21, 2019

League of Cities worries Energy Choice measure will cripple cities

League of Cities worries Energy Choice measure will cripple cities Count the Florida League of Cities among skeptics regarding a proposed energy choice referendum. The League took a […]
March 18, 2019

Texas Power Prices Surge 700% on a Chilly Morning in Dallas

Texas Power Prices Surge 700% on a Chilly Morning in Dallas By Jim Efstathiou Jr March 18, 2019 A chilly morning in Dallas combined with calm winds […]
March 12, 2019

More utility competition was supposed to drive down prices, but many Marylanders are paying more for energy

More utility competition was supposed to drive down prices, but many Marylanders are paying more for energy By Scott Dance December 7, 2018 Marylanders were supposed […]
March 5, 2019

Ashley Moody to challenge Florida Energy Choice amendment

Ashley Moody to challenge Florida Energy Choice amendment Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody will challenge a proposed constitutional amendment promising choices to energy consumers. “While phrased both in […]
March 5, 2019

Tight power supplies for Texas this summer may trigger voluntary cuts

Tight power supplies for Texas this summer may trigger voluntary cuts The manager of the state’s power grid expects record electricity demand this summer, increasing the […]
March 4, 2019

Release: Fare Board Member & Former Rep. Joe Gibbons Responds to the Financial Impact Estimating Conference Meeting on Energy Deregulation

Release: Fare Board Member & Former Rep. Joe Gibbons Responds to the Financial Impact Estimating Conference Meeting on Energy Deregulation CONTACT: Christian Ulvert | (305) 336-3631 […]
March 1, 2019

Attorney general opposes ballot proposal that rewires Florida’s electricity industry

Attorney general opposes ballot proposal that rewires Florida’s electricity industry In a filing to the state Supreme Court late Friday, the state attorney general’s office said it opposes […]
March 1, 2019

Lisa Madigan sues to shed light on alternative electricity supplier ‘fraud’

Lisa Madigan sues to shed light on alternative electricity supplier ‘fraud’ By Mark Brown 04/09/2018 Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit Monday against an alternative electricity supplier […]
March 1, 2019

Shocking electricity prices follow deregulation

Shocking electricity prices follow deregulation By PAUL DAVIDSON USA TODAY Aug 12, 2007, 9:16 PM ET When Deborah Jackson opened her electric bill in February, she had […]
March 1, 2019

Attorney General Moody rejects ‘energy choice’ petition, calls it misleading

Attorney General Moody rejects ‘energy choice’ petition, calls it misleading In a filing to the state Supreme Court late Friday, the state attorney general’s office said it opposes […]
February 27, 2019

Group Lauches Efforts To Prevent Energy Deregulation

Group Lauches Efforts To Prevent Energy Deregulation A group aimed at keeping reliable energy affordable has launched efforts to try and get ahead of what they […]
February 25, 2019

State hears warnings against deregulation of electricity market

State hears warnings against deregulation of electricity market Florida TaxWatch released a study forecasting state and local revenue losses ranging from $426 million to nearly $1.4 billion based […]
February 25, 2019

Release: Energy Deregulation is Bad for Florida

Release: Energy Deregulation is Bad for Florida FARE launches efforts to set the record straight on the dangers of deregulation CONTACT: Christian Ulvert | (305) 336-3631 […]
February 4, 2019

Eliminate third-party electricity suppliers, officials urge

Eliminate third-party electricity suppliers, officials urge Customers of third-party electric paid $200 million more, official says By CLARICE SILBER FEBRUARY 4, 2019 Consumer advocates have a way […]