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Utility Bills Sky High?

Electric bill sky high? You’re not alone. AARP South Dakota recently held a telephone townhall on the issue of utilities. During the call, many participants relayed their struggles with increasing utility costs while living on a fixed income. And, in an unscientific poll conducted during the call, 90 percent of those who responded indicated affording their utility bill was a minor or major concern.

See Also: Fighting to Save You Money on Utilities

In 2010 AARP members fought unfair utility rate increases in states across the nation, helping to reduce proposed rate hikes by at least $3 billion. Join AARP South Dakota as we work to improve affordability and service reliability for your friends and neighbors.

AARP South Dakota is committed to ensuring people 50+ have reliable utilities at a fair and reasonable cost.

In 2011 AARP South Dakota will:

  • Fight for consumer protections by working to ensure reliable and affordable utility services.
  • Make sure your voice is heard by helping you take action to stop the government from letting utility companies charge you even more for your utilities.


Join us for lunch and a discussion on your challenges and concerns about utility service and rates. We want to hear from you.

Thursday, June 9, 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Dakota Event Center, Aberdeen, SD

Lunch will be provided by AARP South Dakota. There is no cost to attend. Reservations are required. Register today. Call toll free 1-877-926-8300.

Take our Utility Affordability Questionnaire.

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