Stories tagged: "utilities"

Forecast: Cold, Snowy Winter Could Hit Michiganders in Their Wallets

Forecasters are predicting extreme cold and wet weather for Michigan and the upper Midwest this winter, and experts warn that high energy bills could come with it.

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at campaign event for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Baltimore, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $13 Billion to Help Cut Winter Energy Costs for Struggling Families

With many American families facing record-high energy costs this coming winter, the Biden-Harris administration has announced several steps to help lessen the burden. 

Left: In this photo provided by the Michigan Executive Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a news conference Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Lansing, MI. (Michigan Executive Office of the Governor via AP) Right: Many Michigan families are struggling to pay bills for essential utilities like water and electricity during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo via Shutterstock)
How Gov. Whitmer Is Keeping Water Running for Michigan Families

Nearly 2,500 Michiganders have had their water restored since March, thanks to the governor's help.

Help is now available for the near 18,000 customers with delinquent utility accounts across the state. Photo via Shutterstock.
Struggling to Pay Utilities in Michigan? Here’s How to Get Help.

DTE has frozen rates and local organizations are helping Michigan families pay essential bills during the pandemic.