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New York Sen. Charles Schumer (file/credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Schumer: New Federal Energy Decision Could Cost New Yorkers $500 Million

Sen. Schumer said the decision was reached by the FERC commissioner at the urging of the out-of-date plant operators in an effort to protect their bottom lines.

10/21/2012

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Connecticut Residents Brace For Higher Electric Rates

Just as everyone is turning on their air conditioners comes word that natural gas prices may push up the wholesale cost of electricity by 22 percent.

06/01/2011

Sen. Chuck Schumer is seen with reporters - Washington, DC - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Schumer Pledges To Fight NYC Electric Rate Hike

Sen. Charles Schumer promised to fight tooth and nail a potential 12 percent New York electric bill rate hike authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

04/03/2011