Regional
8:16 am
Fri August 17, 2007

Residents Angered with Electricity Rate Hike

Las Cruces, NM – Southern New Mexico's Public Regulation Commissioner Sandy Jones met with constituents in Las Cruces angered with a hike in electricity rates. Last month, the P-R-C approved the increase in order to help the service provider, El Paso Electric Company, cope with higher natural gas prices. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, many residents saw a thirty percent increase in their latest electric bill.