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$900 Million and Counting

Have you ever been hit with sticker shock when you open your utility bill? This winter, many Americans faced skyrocketing energy costs, with bills doubling and tripling in just a month. Meanwhile, some seniors on fixed incomes still have to make tough choices between paying their utility bill or buying other necessities like food and medication.

That’s why AARP is fighting, in states across the country, for fair and reasonable utility rates. We’re off to a strong start in 2014, already having saved energy customers an estimated $922,538,000. Here’s how:



Over the last two years AARP has saved utility customers an estimated $3 billion on utility bills, protected reliable phone service, and fought for stronger consumer protections.

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And we’re still fighting.




From California to New Jersey, AARP is fighting for fair and reliable utilities. Check out what’s going on in your state.

Follow me on Twitter @RoamTheDomes for more news on utilities across the country. And, to stay up to date on our utilities campaign in the states, sign up for the AARP Advocates e-newsletter or visit your state Web page.