No late fees mean lost revenue for cities and utilities


Last updated 12/9/2020 at 8:36am

A COVID-era rule intended to help individuals has meant lost revenue for cities, and utilities.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-23, first issued in March of 2020, doesn’t allow utilities to be shut off for a resident, nor for late fees to be charged.

That has meant that those who charge for utilities, such as local cities and electric companies, are holding higher amounts of th...

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