Rate hikes

PG&E Increasing Rates By 6%; Largest Since 2006Monthly rates for customers of the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.—the state’s largest provider of electricity and natural gas service—are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.
Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance HikesCongress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.
SFMTA Hikes Fees And Fines For Muni And Parking Starting July 1The SFMTA is raising Muni Adult fast passes by $2 and most parking fines by $3. An expired meter in Downtown will cost $75, while in other place in the city will run $65. The cost of removing a boot will be $312 and parking in a disabled zone will cost a violator $900.
California Regulators Weigh Who Will Pay For Costly PG&E UpgradesPacific Gas and Electric has asked state regulators for permission to pass along to consumers the cost of upgrading its natural gas transmission system to safety standards adopted after the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
Blue Shield Delays Rate Hikes Following ProtestsRate hikes of up to 59 percent for members of Blue Shield of California won’t be going into effect on March 1 as previously thought.
CA OKs Anthem Rate Hike After Controversy