The Citizens Utility Board was founded in 1984 to help Illinois residents save money on their utility bills.   Established by the Illinois General Assembly, its mission is to keep an eye on rate increase proposals and other actions before the Illinois Commerce Commission.

CUB Communications Director Jim Chilsen tells The Big Z you should be leery when approached by a company offering to save you money if you sign up with them.  CUB offers free suggestions on how to save money and never has you sign up for any program or service:

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For details on how CUB can help find the best deal on your electric, natural gas, water or phone bill go to or call 1-800-669-5556.


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