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Affordability Matters Blog

Red tape. Aggressive agendas. Bureaucracy. Get the latest news about what's threatening your access to affordable electricity.

Share Your Story: Affordable electricity powers my business

People across the West rely on affordable electricity at home and at work, around the clock and across the calendar. So when unreasonable government mandates lead to significant and unnecessary increases in electricity prices, we all feel the impacts. 

For Mark Stevens, a jeweler from Laguna, New Mexico, affordable electricity is critical because it powers his business. As a silversmith, Mark uses a number of electric tools to create his products – electronic buffers, rotary tools and even crockpots. 

Within Bricks or Behind Clicks, Affordable Electricity Critical to Learning

Not long ago we published a blog post and infographic describing how electricity has become an increasingly important part of the infrastructure for modern bricks-and-mortar schools. From high-tech instructional equipment to basic utilities like heating and lighting, school buildings rely on electric power to create productive learning environments. 

But not all of us ride bikes and busses to school – today, many students simply log on from home...