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A letter from our executive director

This letter was emailed to CUB’s network on June 8, 2020 The murder of George Floyd and the events of the last two weeks have brought to the surface what we already knew to be true. Our country – and Minnesota, in particular – has serious problems with racial equity that we need to deal…

Summer Energy Tips

Published June 3, 2020 With the passing of Memorial Day, we have officially started the Minnesota summer! Minnesotans relish our summers, and CUB recognizes this summer is going to feel a lot different due to COVID-19. Many people will be at home more than normal. More time at home will likely result in more energy…

Welcome Brian Edstrom, CUB’s new Senior Regulatory Advocate

Published May 19, 2020 Brian joined the Citizens Utility Board in May 2020 as the organization’s Senior Regulatory Advocate.  Prior to joining CUB, Brian practiced law with a boutique business law firm, Avisen Legal, P.A. in Minneapolis, where he advised small business owners on a variety of general business and regulatory matters. Brian’s work experience…

Join CUB for the 2020 Consumers Celebration Un-Event

Published May 11, 2020 Thank you for being a supporter of the Citizens Utility Board. Right now, I’d expected to be planning CUB’s fourth-anniversary Consumers Celebration event. We’re disappointed, but we’ve come to terms with the fact that the in-person event is not going to happen this year. But just because we’re physically apart doesn’t mean we can’t…