Santabarbara proposes oversight on utility fee increases

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has proposed a new bill to require legislative approval before any increase in utility charges goes into effect.

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Santabarbara says increased inflation and recent hardships on families has made the ability to heat their homes even more essential.

He says this bill would provide a critical layer of protection for taxpayers here in upstate New York.