Bill to fight unfair utility rate hikes for AARP members stalls in NY Senate
Legislation to help protect AARP members from unfair utility hikes has stalled in the state Senate.
AARP says New York is one of only 10 states that does not have a consumer advocate office to fight unfair utility hikes. The bill would help create a New York State Utility Consumer Watchdog.
The utility consumer advocate would be appointed by the governor for a six-year term. The...