Residential utility customers in New York pay some of the highest electricity rates in the nation – over 50 percent higher than the national average.
Kennedy pushes legislation that will ensure homeowners and small businesses have a strong voice and forceful advocate fighting for them during rate-setting proceedings.
Kennedy: As electricity bills surge ever higher, New York needs a Utility Consumer Advocate fighting hard every day to protect the interests of working families, senior citizens and small businesses.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Senator Tim Kennedy, D-Buffalo, commended the now-approved rate freeze and refund for Western New York customers of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation. Kennedy worked closely with PUSH Buffalo and other community advocates to fight for a fair agreement that directly benefited ratepayers in Buffalo and Western New York.
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