As the 2021 Texas legislative session nears its finish, AARP Texas applauds state lawmakers who championed meaningful bills that seek to increase consumer protection, improve healthcare and promote financial resilience.
Agreement will help low-income Long Islanders get help with utility bills and improve assistance to NYC and LI customers with unpaid bills due to COVID-19
Law prevents electric, gas, water, internet and telephone shutoffs as customers continue to face economic effects of COVID-19AARP New York and the Public Utility Law Project today thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing S1453-B/A6255-A to extend New York’s moratorium on utility disconnections. The legislation, championed by Senator Kevin Parker and Assemblymember Diana Richardson, will keep millions of New Yorkers connected to vital electric, gas, water, internet and telephone service as many continue to struggle with the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
AARP Connecticut issued the following comment in response the Connecticut Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) ruling on Docket 20-08-03 - Investigation into Electric Distribution Companies’ Preparation for and Response to Tropical Storm Isaias:
AARP Texas calls on legislators to sprint to action on consumer-focused utilities reforms so that avoidable power disruptions like the deadly winter storm blackouts never happen again.
AARP Texas and Texas Legal Services Center filed a formal request with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to provide immediate relief to Texas’ residential utility consumers who suffered during the February winter storm.
AARP Connecticut issued the following comment in response to an Eversource Energy electricity rate increase request filed with the Connecticut Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA).
AARP Texas sent a letter to the members of the Texas House State Affairs and Energy Resource Committees today ahead of an expected Feb. 25 joint hearing. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan called the hearing to consider the factors that led to statewide electrical blackouts during the Winter Storm Uri.
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