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Free CUB clinic to show residents how to cut utility costs
Clinic to be held at the Oasis July 9

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[July 03, 2014]  The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and state Sen. Bill Brady will hold a special clinic in Lincoln to help residents potentially save hundreds of dollars a year.

Consumers should bring their electric, natural gas and phone bills to be analyzed by CUB staffers. That clinic is:

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 9
Senior Citizens of Logan County
2810 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656

Note: Please register for this event by calling Sen. Brady’s office, at 309-664-4440.

Presenting alongside representatives from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office, CUB will give consumers information on:

  • CUB services, including its new office location and its Consumer Hotline, 1-800-669-5556.
  • How to spot unnecessary charges on electric, natural gas and phone bills.
  • Making the right choices in the electric and phone markets.

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CUB Energy Saver,, a free online service that has helped consumers cut energy bills by an average of more than $100 a year.

CUB’s Cellphone Savings Center,, which gives tips on how to cut wireless costs.


CUB, Illinois’ leading nonprofit utility watchdog organization, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Created by the Illinois Legislature, CUB opened its doors in 1984 to represent the interests of residential and small-business utility customers. Since then, CUB has saved consumers more than $10 billion by helping to block rate hikes and secure refunds. For more information, call CUB’s Consumer Hotline at 1-800-669-5556 or visit CUB’s award-winning website, .

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