Back to the future: Pat Quinn rips a utility rate hike, and his foes

[Quinn] said more must be done…. “We’ve got to try to organize a grassroots campaign, in the best Illinois political tradition, to make sure consumers get a fair shake,” he said, waving a copy of literature from the Citizens Utility Board that he founded more than three decades ago.

But can’t the company make the case that costs are rising, Quinn was asked. “They have misled the public and the ICC time and again,” he replied. “We should stop them from their overspending.”

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