VOICE Leaders Fight Proposed Electricity Rate IncreaseIncrease

"Linda Clark, a VOICE leader who attends St. Charles Borromeo, said the issues VOICE will bring to the forefront are those that the poor, immigrants and other marginalized community members have identified as important to them.

For instance, she said several people were concerned about a proposed OG&E rate increase. Garneau said VOICE attended Corporation Commission hearings on the issue and voiced the concerns of people like the elderly and others on a limited or fixed income."Our people were at the hearings in front of the Corporation Commission every day," Garneau said. "We had influence so that they could remember who it is that is using their services — people who don't get a chance to be heard..."

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