Consumer Utility Rights

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Phone, cable and utility companies in New York may no longer charge early termination fees when service has been discontinued due to the death of a customer.


There will be a community meeting concerning eminent domain as utility companies look to upgrade high voltage power lines running through Columbia and Dutchess Counties.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Leaders from the Vermont Legislature and an organization that represents the interests of older Vermonters are at the state House of Representatives to urge passage of a bill that would give consumers and small businesses more influence in utility regulation cases heard by the Public Service Board.