Beshear Blames ‘War on Coal’ For LG&E, KU Rate Hikes

Responding to Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities’ request for a rate increase up to 19 percent, Governor Steve Beshear blamed federal regulators for the higher utility bills. From Beshear’s office: “Given that too many Kentucky families are still struggling in this tough economy, I am disappointed that the federal government’s war on coal, […]