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Ex-PG&E Worker Claims Utility Misled Regulators To Get Rate Hike Approved

A former PG&E manager has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was fired for refusing to participate in the utility’s plan to mislead regulators into approving rate increases.

05/31/2013

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Proposed Rate Hike Would Nearly Double San Jose Water Bills

The San Jose Water Company has asked state regulators for permission to raise rates 44 percent over the next three years.

12/07/2012

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PG&E Battles With State Regulators Over Who Pays To Improve Pipelines

A judge has tentatively agreed to have customers pay a little more than half the $2.2 billion cost to improve Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s gas lines.

10/12/2012

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Blue Shield Rate Hike Fuels California Campaign For Insurance Reform

Health insurance premiums for more than 300,000 Blue Shield customers in California went up eight percent under a rate increase that took effect Thursday.

03/01/2012