St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 27, 2014: When it comes to electric rate fights, Ameren Missouri is undefeated over the last decade. Rate increases: 5. Rate decreases: 0. On Monday, consumer groups will take another go at the St. Louis-based electric utility
Kansas City Star, July 18, 2014: Many utilities allow payday lenders to collect utility bill payments from customers, but Missouri regulators are considering whether to stop the practice.
Office of U.S. Sentator Charles Schumer, July 16, 2014: Senator Schumer (D-NY) has announced General Motors' support for his legislation that would close a dangerous loophole and prohibit rental car companies from renting or selling vehicles under manufacturer recall.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 4, 2014: Ameren Missouri filed a request Thursday to raise electric rates by nearly 10 percent, the sixth time since 2006 the state’s largest utility has sought a general rate increase.
CFPB, July 10, 2014: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took enforcement action against ACE Cash Express, one of the largest payday lenders in the United States, for pushing payday borrowers into a cycle of debt.
Missourinet, June 26, 2014
Senator Claire McCaskill’s Consumer Affairs Committee is going to investigate billing practices of the cable and satellite television industry.
She’s asking customers to send their horror stories to her as part of her committee’s look into possible “truth in billing practices” legislation. She says some of the practices are unfair to consumers and need to be cleaned up. In fact, she says, she’s a victim.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 25, 2014: Ameren Missouri’s largest customer says the utility earned $44.6 million more than legally allowed from October 2012 through September 2013, according to documents unsealed Tuesday.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 31, 2014: A dispute between a major employer in the Missouri Bootheel region and St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. is commanding attention from consumer groups, cities and even the world’s largest retailer, creating unusual alliances in the process.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 14, 2014: As a rebate that subsidized rooftop solar panels nears its end, two Ameren Missouri customers have filed a formal complaint with the state’s utility regulator in an attempt to keep the money flowing.