200-PLUS PROTESTERS AT PEPCO BOARD MEMBER PAULINE SCHNEIDER’S D.C. LAW OFFICE
D.C. Consumer Utility Board and Justice First Join Demonstration as Movement Grows
Cake Delivery, Balloon Release, Tax-Dodger Ballgame Staged in Lobby
WASHINGTON D.C.—Angry D.C. Pepco customers demonstrated today at the law office of Pepco Board Member Pauline A. Schneider and more District organizations joined the protest calling on Pepco to withdraw its $42.5 million rate hike request; cut top executives’ pay in half; and pledge to dedicate the utility company’s multimillion-dollar tax return to infrastructure improvement and job creation. Members of the D.C. Consumer Utility Board and Justice First, the utility watch dog organization, are joining District residents supported by OurDC in the surprise protest.