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“State-sanctioned tyranny”: Michigan senator criticizes regulatory commission’s mandated Smart Meters and condemns power shut-offs by DTE; 100s disconnected in Michigan for refusing Smart Meters

Power to the people By Sen. Patrick Colbeck 7th Senate District October 19, 2017 In today’s modern society, we are more dependent upon reliable access to electricity than ever before. That is why the recent actions taken by DTE Energy … Continue reading

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Michigan: Utility company runs out of excuses for high bills – the real problem is customer “perception” (VIDEO)

Interview with the smiling Consumers Energy representative Kathryn Burkholder. From WNEM, Michigan Consumers addresses customer concerns with smart meters February 2, 2018 http://www.wnem.com/clip/14097780/consumers-addresses-customer-concerns-with-smart-meters

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Testimony in Michigan: “They treated me as if I was a criminal…terrorized me…they cut me off” – what Consumers Energy did to one disabled customer with five doctors’ letters who asked to keep her analog meter (VIDEO)

Jaime Chimner testimony to Michigan House Energy Policy Committee January 16, 2018   Excerpts: Jaime Chimner: I was cut off on September 11 of 2015 because I had 5 doctors’ letters saying that a Smart Meter or digital meter would … Continue reading

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Michigan House of Representatives hearing on utility companies cutting off electricity to customers refusing Smart Meters, 2nd hearing scheduled Jan. 30 to hear more customer testimony (VIDEO)

Michigan House Energy Policy Committee hearing January 16, 2018 From WLNS 6 Skubick: Customers come to Capitol to speak out against DTE By Tim Skubick January 16, 2018 LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – They were using words such as “bullies, terrorists, … Continue reading

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Disabled veteran disputes bill increase, smart meter reading

On the newscast. the reporters say that they’ve been hearing from other people about high bills, and they give information on the two upcoming Michigan legislature hearings on the Smart Meter bill. From ABC 12, Michigan VIDEO on website By … Continue reading

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Michigan: Bipartisan support for legislation; HB 4220 bans opt-out fees; utilities would be forced to remove unwanted Smart Meters

House Bill #4220 https://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2017-2018/billintroduced/House/pdf/2017-HIB-4220.pdf From WZZM ABC 13 by April Stevens February 17, 2017 LANSING, MICH. – Michigan homeowners may be able to reject ‘smart meters’ at no charge under a bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland. The … Continue reading

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Michigan: Consumers Energy lies to the public and begins installing Itron Smart Meters

Despite the known problems, Consumers Energy is forcing Smart Meters on the public. Consumers Energy tells several lies in this cheerleading article: Itron Smart Meters do not broadcast once a day. They broadcast 1250 – 26,000 times per day according to California … Continue reading

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