New York State Public SErvice Commission

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A series of public hearings has started which will help the New York State Public Service Commission decide whether to grant National Grid a rate increase.

Charter Communications

New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Tuesday announced a record $174 million consumer fraud settlement with Charter Communications, the corporate name for Spectrum, which provides cable, internet and phone services across the state.

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Customers of National Grid will see their electricity rates going up, effective Sunday.

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Opponents of National Grid's upcoming rate increase testified Thursday before the Erie County Legislature's Energy and Environment Committee.

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Governor Cuomo has outlined a bold initiative that he says will provide New York State with the fastest internet speed anywhere. During a Wednesday visit to Buffalo, he promised that the expanded broadband service will be available in all corners of the state, many of which currently have limited or no access.

Rate hike proposed by National Fuel Gas

Apr 29, 2016
National Fuel Gas

Western New Yorkers may end up paying more to heat and cook with natural gas. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports National Fuel Gas has filed a rate increase request with state regulators.

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The state's Public Service Commission is considering changes to existing low-income utility assistance, seeking ways to improve service for those who need it most. Activists say the current system is badly flawed and underfunded.

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The $45 billion purchase of Time-Warner Cable by Comcast circled through the heavily wired UB North Campus for a public hearing Monday night, as the Public Service Commission considers the New York piece of the deal.

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A settlement has been reached with National Fuel that will bring refunds to customers and additional green jobs to Western New York.