"Organic Consumers Association" <ronniecummins@organicconsumers
But there's something big afoot, and you deserve to know about it: A scheme hatched by the telecom giants could cost consumers millions or even billions on our cable and phone bills.
Today, the big telecom companies compete for your business. But Verizon and cable giants like Time-Warner and Comcast don't like having to compete by offering better service or lower prices. Now they're trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice to change the rules and allow them to team up, and sell each others' services.
If their plan is approved, millions of New Yorkers would only be able get high-speed internet access and TV from one big monopoly. That means prices go up -- and we're not talking Monopoly money.
There's still time to stop the deal. But only if our elected leaders step in and call on the FCC and the DOJ to stand up for consumers, not CEOs.
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Good news – today, at 10am ET, the Senate Finance Committee is marking up a tax extension bill that includes the renewable energy production tax credit (PTC). The PTC is an effective tool to keep electricity rates low and encourage development of proven clean energy projects. It is set to expire at the end of this year.
"Denise Bode, American Wind" <firstname.lastname@example.org>