Ameren Illinois Powers’ lingering rate increase awaits an Illinois Commerce Commission ruling this spring but continues to stir opposition.
Although local reaction has been relatively muted, a group lead by Illinois State Rep. Bob Flider (D-Mt.Zion) was expected to testify Thursday at an ICC hearing in Springfield in an effort to stop the planned increase.
The company filed a request in June, 2009, to increase rates capable of generating approximately $162 million
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