Rocky Mount Creates Office …

The Rocky Mount City Council voted to create an office to help residents cope with high utility bills.  Check out Mike Hixenbaugh’s article in the Rocky Mount Telegram. 

Probably the most interesting paragraph is the comparison:

Rates by comparison

Rocky Mount’s electric rate is about 36 percent higher in the winter than Progress Energy and nearly 70 percent higher than Dominion. Both private electric providers charge increased summer rates, while Rocky Mount maintains the same 13 cents per kilowatt hour rate year round.

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About George Fisher

George is a freelance writer, an author and a Democratic political consultant. He has worked as Deputy Communications Director for a Senatorial campaign and Campaign Manager for several NC House races and one congressional race. He previously worked as a news producer for a local television station.
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