When Your Electric Bill Goes Up, Who’re Gonna Thank?

It won’t be Ghostbusters.

The Senate roll call of override of Governor Pat Quinn’s Senate Bill 9. which overrides an Illinois Commerce Commission decision,  is below:

The Senate roll call on the veto override of Senate Bill 9, the legislation that would raise electricity rates for Commonwealth Edison and Ameren.

The Senate roll call on the veto override of Senate Bill 9, the legislation that would raise electricity rates for Commonwealth Edison and Ameren.

Besides two of three State Senators representing McHenry County–Pam Althoff and Karen McConnaughay–potential candidates for the Republican nomination for Governor–Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard–voted for the electric rate hike.

State Senator Dan Duffy voted to uphold the Governor’s veto.

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The House voted Wednesday to override the veto. You can see who voted in favor of raising electric rates in the roll call below:

The House veto override vote on Senate Bill 9, the bill that raises electric rates.

The House veto override vote on Senate Bill 9, the bill that raises electric rates.

Voting in favor were all local state reperesentatives:

  • Jack Franks
  • David McSweeney
  • Tim Schmitz
  • Mike Tryon
  • Barbara Wheeler

Comments

When Your Electric Bill Goes Up, Who’re Gonna Thank? — 5 Comments

  1. Senator Duffy on the right side of the issue… again and again.

    We are lucky to have Dan representing us.

    Respectfully,
    Andrew Gasser

  2. When did you expect althoff to do something to benefit the taxpayers?

  3. Althoff and Franks, yet again, joined at the hip.

    While other states are backing off smart metering, Illinois is pushing forward to speed up the depopulation of the state.

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