Parents Decry the Rising Cost of Utilities

POWER-PAC co-chair and parent leader Rosazlia Grillier testified at an Illinois Commerce Commission hearing on how the rising cost of utilities is leaving too many families in the cold – literally!  

The Illinois Commerce Commission is concluding an investigation into a Peoples Gas infrastructure project which would lead to increased and unaffordable gas bills for Chicago’s families.  Especially for the lowest income among us, the costs have gotten unbearable. 

POWER-PAC’s STOP (Stepping Out of Poverty) campaign is targeting rising costs of living that inequitably target families living in poverty.  The POWER-PAC leaders are particularly concerned about bills that lead to debt that has consequences that are hurting families – such as utility shut-offs.   

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