Gov. Nixon vetoes SB240

Posted on 07/11/2013 by | AARP Missouri | Comments


Missouri consumers cannot afford SB240.

Missouri consumers cannot afford SB240.

Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed Senate Bill (SB) 240 yesterday! The legislation would let natural gas utilities raise rates repeatedly -without close oversight for five years – and rates would go up as much as $500 million! This legislation would have hurt consumers. AARP, along with other entities, fought hard to defeat this anti-consumer legislation.

To read the governor’s veto message, go to

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