Good job Assemblywoman Paulin – keep working to stop Con Ed’s latest money grab – we ratepayers already pay Con Ed too much!
I am following the case of Con-Ed’s proposed rate hike while wearing two hats – first as a State Assembly member and as the Chair of the State Energy Committee and secondly, as a Westchester resident. In each of these instances, I believe we need to hold Con-Ed accountable for any proposed rate hike and question the company as to why we would be getting a rate hike.
That is why I have filed as an intervener in the case before the Public Service Commission. We raised issues that were not raised by other parties in the briefs that we filed. For instance, Con Edison is closing a steam plant in New York City. If and when it is converted to use by the electric system, it will be the electric rate payers that will foot the bill for dismantling the steam system.
It is New York City consumers that…
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