Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Crisis of Unaffordability and a Proposed Legislative Fix to Lower Electric and Gas Rates for New York’s Low Income Utility Customers

I. The Crisis of Unaffordability New York electric utility rates for residential customers are 59% higher than the national average. That is simply not affordable for many customers who cannot now afford essential utility service without hardship. The result of New York’s unaffordable electric rates is that increasingly, customers have fallen behind in paying their bills. As Read more…

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