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Some improvements, but legislature’s energy bill is still bad for rural Minnesotans

On Monday, the legislature sent a revised omnibus jobs and energy bill to Governor Dayton, including this year’s energy policy provisions. The bill, SF 1456, was the result of negotiations among legislative leadership and the Governor. However, DFL conference committee members reported that the bill contained some items that the governor had expected would be…

Regulators approve Xcel rate increase

Yesterday, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved a plan under which Xcel residential electricity rates will increase by 10.6 percent over four years. Customers are already paying much of the increase, in a 5.5 percent interim rate increase that went into place in 2016. This is the first multi-year rate plan that regulators have approved…

Seeking full-time Program Coordinator

We’re hiring again! The Program Coordinator will provide support across CUB’s programming, including organizing events, coordinating with community partners, maintaining the website and carrying out online communications, and researching policy issues. This is a great opportunity for an individual with a year or three of experience interested in clean energy, consumer advocacy, and helping people…


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