Tina Hoffman

Customers of MidAmerican Energy in Iowa will get a break on their monthly bills next year, thanks to the legislature and governor.

Thanks to tax reform, utility bills will start going down soon. MidAmerican Energy says bills will be lowered for its Illinois customers starting in April, and probably for Iowa customers in May.

iowaenergyplan.org

Dubuque residents could help Iowa develop its first comprehensive energy plan. Thursday, the state will hold a public forum for the Iowa Energy Plan, at Northeast Iowa Community College in Dubuque.