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Fight Against Utility Rate Hikes Continue: Make Your Voice Heard!

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Rate increases for utilities continue to be an issue around Maryland. The latest request involves Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), who has asked the Public Service Commission for an increase in rates and for a surcharge or "tracker" to make improvements to their infrastructure.  AARP is opposed to surcharges and trackers as a means for fixing infrastructure problems.


What do you think? Make your voice heard! Come out to one of the scheduled public hearings (listed below) and share your opinion. Interested in attending or need more information?  Contact Advocacy Director Tammy Bresnahan at


Public Hearing Dates for BGE Rate Increase Discussions

The public is invited to attend the following hearings and give their opinion about a potential BGE rate increase:

Monday, November 4, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Joint Hearing Room
Legislative Services Building 90 State Circle
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Towson Branch Meeting Room
Baltimore County Public Library 320 York Road
Towson, Maryland  21204

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Wohlman Assembly Hall
War Memorial Building, 1st Floor
101 N. Gay Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Thursday, November 7, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Banneker Room
George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

Friday, November 8, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, Rotunda
Town of Bel Air
39 Hickory Avenue
Bel Air, Maryland  21014

For more information on the hearings, visit:

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