Charlie Baker Seeks Aggressive Steps To Address High Power Costs

via BostonGlobe, 9/11/15

Governor Charlie Baker attended power grid overseer ISO New England’s meeting in Boston on Thursday to make the case for his administration’s efforts to bring more electricity and natural gas into the state.

Baker said aggressive steps need to be taken to address the high costs of power in Massachusetts, a problem that constituents regularly raise with him. A report released Wednesday by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation said Massachusetts industrial customers pay the third-highest electric rates in the country, after Hawaii’s and Alaska’s.

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