Unfair legislation saddles Ohioans with yet another subsidy for failing business practices
Why would Ohio consumers be bailing out an
outdated power plant in Indiana? Good question. But that's what a new bill
introduced in the Ohio House is trying to do. If you or anyone you know
receives a utility bill, you need to hear this important information about
changes being considered in the Ohio Statehouse by your elected officials right
House Bill 239 is sadly yet another attempt
by Ohio utility companies to make it legal to charge you fees above and on top
of the fair market rate for your electricity.
If this legislation is passed, it will result
in MORE THAN $77
Million being collected each year for the next decade! But most concerning is that the
money collected won’t even stay in Ohio to help Ohioans – it will be funneled
to an Indiana power plant, called Clifty Creek.
That’s right! $77 million collected from
hardworking Ohioans, including older Ohioans on fixed or limited incomes will
be shifted to prop up an outdated Indiana plant. That’s a grand total of more
than $1 billion out of
your pocket to bailout a failing business model.
urge you to contact your legislators and tell them to VOTE NO on House Bill 239
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Say No to Another Bailout and Higher Utility Rates
Dear [Decision Maker],
Under Ohio House Bill 239, Ohioans can be charged on their electric bills to subsidize a failing and outdated power plant in Indiana. If this legislation is passed, it will result in more than $77 Million being collected each year for the next decade. But most concerning is that the money collected won't even stay here in Ohio, but will be used to subsidize an outdated power plant in Indiana.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP][Your Email]