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Springfield City Council Approves 4.75% Electric Rate Hike

Springfield residents will see an average increase of $5 in their monthly electric bills following the Springfield City Council’s approval of a 4.75 percent rate increase Wednesday night. The compromise plan, which passed 6-5 with Mayor Mike Houston casting the … Continue reading

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Aldermen say “no” to CWLP rate hike, request alternative

Springfield aldermen say they’re against the idea of a 9.5 percent electric rate increase and have asked officials with City Water Light and Power to come up with an alternative plan. Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner told CWLP officials “It’s … Continue reading

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CWLP: Electric Rate Hike Needed to Support Debt Repayment

Springfield’s public utility says cash to operate its electrical system is at an “historic low”. As Peter Gray reports, the utility blames years of disappointing energy sales and says a nearly ten percent electric rate hike is needed in order … Continue reading

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Springfield Residents Not Asked to Conserve Water…Yet

Last week, officials in Decatur announced Lake Decatur water levels are dropping, prompting the city to ask residents to conserve water.  A spokeswoman for City, Water, Light, and Power in Springfield tells WUIS the Lake Springfield lake level has dropped … Continue reading

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