The butcher shop on Butler Street in Lawrenceville is a place that needs to stay cool. If it doesn’t, their product spoils pretty fast. That’s way a call late Wednesday freaked out owner Mike Rado.
What do you say we jump right to the bottom line? On June 1, 70 percent of West Penn Power customers and 47 percent of Duquesne Light customers are going to see their electric bills go up.
For weeks, KDKA has been reporting stories of skyrocketing electricity bills.
After KDKA-TV first broke the story of skyrocketing electricity rates, suppliers have been on the hot seat.
Pennsylvanians all across the state have been opening their electric bills and discovering that the amount they owe has doubled, tripled or even quadrupled since previous months.
Last Monday, KDKA told you about the Johnsons whose electricity supplier without notice tripled their electric bill to $739.
In response to a KDKA-TV report last Monday and complaints filed by nearly 800 ratepayers, the Public Utility Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open an investigation of the doubling, tripling and quadrupling of rates by certain electricity suppliers.
When Jenette Johnson opened her electric bill, she was shocked.