PG&E Hikes Rates

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A typical PG&E bill will increase by $7.50 a month, now that state regulators have approved the company's plan to collect extra revenue for improving its gas pipelines and electrical grids. But with further pending rate increases in the works, consumer advocates worry about affordability for low-income Californians.


Jonathan Marshall, spokesperson for PG&E

Mark Toney, executive director of TURN: The Utility Reform Network