Utility Bills

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Philadelphia Man Admits He Manipulated Utility Meters To Reduce PECO Bills

Over three years, prosecutors say Marcelino Cuadra would go to homes and businesses and tamper with the utility meters so they would read less — or at times — nothing at all.

04/15/2014

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3 On Your Side: Pinching Pennies With Your Heating Costs

First comes the frigid cold, then comes the big utility bills. If you haven’t received a larger than normal heating bill this winter, it’s probably coming. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about simple things you can do to keep costs under control.

01/27/2014

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Scam Alert: Delmarva, PSE&G Warn Of Utility Bill Scam

Public Service Electric and Gas Co., PSE&G, is warning customers of a scam in which some people are receiving fraudulent emails appearing to be utility bills.

01/15/2014

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Many Area Families Grappling With Energy Insecurity As Cold Weather Arrives

As the temperature drops, public health officials say many families face a stark choice. Should they heat…or eat?

11/25/2012

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Philadelphia Coalition Opposes Obama’s Proposed Cuts To LIHEAP

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A coalition of consumers groups, city agencies, and charitable foundations is launching a counter-strike against plans by President Obama and the House of Representatives to make massive cuts to the Low Income […]

02/25/2011

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PGW Awaits Vote On LIHEAP Funding

PGW says low-income Philadelphians could be in a heap of trouble if Congress okays President Obama’s plan to slash LIHEAP funding.

02/17/2011

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