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Frosh Comments on Bill Allowing Utility Companies to Raise Rates

March 29th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's Attorney General and Public Service Commission are voicing concerns over a bill that would give the utility companies more power to increase their own rates. Now, if a utility wants to raise gas or electric rates, it has to plead its case before the Maryland Public Service Commission. But under House Bill 653 and Senate Bill 572, that could change.  Attorney General Brian Frosh said that under this legislation, a utility would get to propose the rate hikes, and the commission would carry the burden of proof to show why the rates are not fair or reasonable….

One Response to “Frosh Comments on Bill Allowing Utility Companies to Raise Rates”

  1. March 31, 2019 at 9:24 am, mac said:

    Please, WCBC Radio News, we need to see the result by our local Representatives if these bills do come to vote.

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