Attorney General Luther Strange says he wants to represent ratepayers in Jefferson County’s $3-billion sewer debt crisis. Strange has asked a judge to let him intervene on behalf of the ratepayers. He hopes for a hearing soon. Strange says he wants a “seat at the table…. to be a catalyst” to negotiate a resolution. The AG took the step after a court-appointed receiver recommended a 25% multi-year rate increase. The test, he says, “what is just and reasonable?”
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