The state is stepping in to help Xcel Energy customers who aren’t happy about a recent rate hike. Right now many homeowners are paying 11-percent more on their electric bills, or about $8 extra a month.
A sophisticated routine is taking money directly from our wallets. Mark Kulda of the Insurance Federation of Minnesota says anyone involved in even a slight car accident could be at risk.
An attorney who has been on both sides of insurance industry fights has been chosen to lead the Minnesota Department of Commerce, which regulates the insurance, banking and other key industries.