Electric competition is bright idea

Michigan is now leading the nation in many important economic categories. Though we have made significant progress there is still a lot of work to do for our recovery to be sustainable and for it to touch every citizen in Michigan. One area where Michigan continues to lag is in electric energy costs. Michigan's electric costs have increased more than 10 times the national rate since 2008, resulting in electric costs to businesses and residents much higher than national or regional averages.

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