Rate Hike

Sal Mazzaro shows off his utility bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

CL&P Customers Could See Rate Hike As Infrastructure Project Continues

CL&P has not had a rate hike in four years. The utility is asking for $231.5 million.


LIPA truck (credit: CBS 2)

LIPA Rates Going Up About 4 Percent, Stunning Weary Residents

Long Island Power Authority customers will see a roughly 4 percent increase in their bills this month after the utility increased its power supply charge.


Kitchen Sink Faucet (credit: clipart.com)

Conn. Water Company Seeking Big Rate Hike Over 3 Years

Aquarion Water Company has proposed a 23 percent rate hike over three years for its more than 635,000 customers.


NYCHA Parking

NYCHA Development Residents Furious Over 400 Percent Parking Rate Hike

Residents of New York City Housing Authority developments were furious this week, after their parking fees jumped in a big way.


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.