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Ceretto and Kimble to hold press conference on NYPA rate hike

by jmaloni
Tue, Sep 20th 2011 10:35 am

Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-Lewiston, and Niagara County Legislator Renae Kimble (2nd District) are holding a press conference today at the Niagara Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston. They will discuss NYPA's latest rate increases, and what they deem to be the negative impacts these increases will have on local residents and businesses. The pair also intends to emphasize the urgent need for local representation on the NYPA board of trustees.

The press conference is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.

Ceretto and Kimble have been consistent advocates for local representation on the board of trustees in order to ensure that Western New York's residents and job creators receive their fair share of low-cost energy. As Niagara County legislators, Ceretto and Kimble sponsored bipartisan legislation to mandate local representation at NYPA. Both will testify at the hearing prior to the press conference.

WHAT: Press conference to discuss negative impact of NYPA's rate hikes and the need for local representation on its Board of Trustees.

WHO: Assemblyman John Ceretto, Niagara County Legislator Renae Kimble

WHERE:   Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston.

WHEN:  3:30 p.m.

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