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Doug Whitley: ICC must revisit ruling on ComEd

Doug Whitley: ICC must revisit ruling on ComEd

On May 29, the Illinois Commerce Commission directed Commonwealth Edison to reduce customer rates by $171 million…At a time when more than half a million Illinois citizens are unemployed, there is no greater responsibility for Illinois public officials like the ICC than to focus on making sure government actions are directed at revitalizing our state’s economy by promoting private-sector investment and job growth…ComEd’s $2.6 billion construction program represents a major step toward propelling Illinois to the forefront of 21st-century energy technology. In the short term, it will create thousands of construction jobs and sustain electrical equipment manufacturing jobs…Infrastructure must be constantly upgraded in order for a company, a city, a state or a nation to be competitive, grow and achieve progress.

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