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ADVOCATES PUSHED BACK AGAINST AMEREN MISSOURI’S RATE INCREASE TO SECURE E ...

For immediate release                                                  Contact: Andrew Linhares, Renew Missouri March 15, 2022                                                             andrew@renewmo.org, (314) 471-9973 ADVOCATES PUSHED BACK AGAINST AMEREN MISSOURI’S RATE INCREASE TO ...

Protest over Jefferson Bank merger yields new branches

Illinois-based First Mid Bank & Trust has agreed to operational improvements, including making small business loan subsidies and establishing branches in underserved areas, in response to criticism that threatened to derail its proposed merger with Jefferson Bank and Trust. Advocacy groups, including St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance (SLEHCRA) and Woodstock Institute, ...

Ameren rates will be going up. The question is: Who will pay, and how much?

The state authorized Ameren last month to raise rates enough to boost revenue by nearly 9% or about $220 million a year. The parties discussed at a hearing on Thursday how to divide the costs between residential and industrial customers. “It’s just a matter of how do you split the pie,” said John Coffman, a lawyer who advocates on utility issues for the Consumers Council of Miss ...

Missouri regulators, worried Spire is stoking fear, order the company to wr ...

The PSC’s motion Thursday said that Spire's recent messaging to its regional customers — including emails and letters sent with bills — “appear to reflect an attempt by Spire to mobilize public opinion, through fear, in order to potentially pressure federal authorities" “We have heard a lot of fearmongering lately, much of it coming from Spire, itself, that residents of St. Louis are goi ...

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