Thursday, September 13, 2018
KCP&L Rate Hike Petition Grounded
Today's lesson reminds us that online activism might not be as powerful as some of us believe . . .
Northeast News: KCP&L Hype
"There’s been a lot of talk recently about the rate hike Kansas City Power and Light is foisting on its users. Some bills have more than doubled, causing customers to re-think that extra dinner out in favor of keeping the lights on. The budget billing at this news-dog’s house went up over $100 per month, thank you very much, and we’re probably on the lower end of the increase scale.
"The hefty rate hike has also jump-started a petition aimed at the state regulatory officers demanding answers. That change.org petition has over 65,000 signatures to date, but is being called “invalid” by one local Public Service Commission member."
You decide . . .