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Consumers Council of Missouri

Consumers Council of Missouri works to educate consumers and advocate for issues such as fair utility rates, health care access, personal finance and others as they arise.

 

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Knowledge is Power

Consumers Council of Missouri 2018 event – Knowledge is Power will showcase our work over the last year, including successful negotiation of a $1M bill pay program for low-income Spire consumers to help families keep their heat on through challenging winters. The event will feature New York Times best selling author, Wendell Potter who will discuss the rising costs of health care from the per ...

Ameren settles with ratepayer advocates and announces energy efficiency pla ...

Consumer advocates rejected the initial plan citing overspending and inadequate benefits Ameren, Missouri’s largest utility company, has reached an agreement with consumer advocates and environmental groups to launch an energy efficiency plan. The utility proposed a $550 million conservation program over six year, but consumer advocates fought to scale back the program duration and overall sp ...

VEHICLES WITH BETTER GAS MILAGE SELL BETTER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     Contact: Cara Spencer, 314-556-7379 August 16, 2018 VEHICLEs with BETTER GAS MILAGE sell better Americans Prefer Better Fuel Economy for Missouri’s Most Popular Vehicles—SUVs and Pickups St. Louis, M.O. – A new analysis by the Consumer Federation of America shows that SUVs, pickups and crossovers, vehicles whose MPGs (miles per g ...

MISSOURI CONSUMER GROUP CONDEMNS ROLLBACK OF FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS 

MISSOURI CONSUMER GROUP CONDEMNS ROLLBACK OF FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS  Rights of States to Protect Consumers From Rising Gas Prices Through Emissions Standards Under Attack  ST. LOUIS, MO - In response to the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration’s proposal to roll back national fuel economy standards and strip the rights of states to adopt thei ...

Editorial: A fine legislative year for special interests. Regular interests ...

Missouri House and Senate sessions just ended -- disproportionately benefiting corporate interests -- with a lot of help from lobbyists -- particularly monopoly utility companies. A devastating year for consumers -- a reminder that consumer issues are social justice issues. http://www.stltoday.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-a-fine-legislative-year-for-special-interests-regular-interests/art ...

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