Michigan state Rep. Gary Glenn blames his primary loss on the hundreds of thousands of dollars spent by nonprofit 501(c)(4) “social welfare” groups associated with utilities.
Michigan’s second-largest utility says the recent approval of income-guarantee deals in Ohio makes the case for restructuring the electricity market in its home state.
Michigan consumers are tired of not having choices and many want a different option than the legacy utility companies.
Depending on who you ask, Michigan’s customer choice law for electric service is either too limited or doesn’t go far enough. And the debate will very likely be revived in the legislature next year.