OCC also serves as a resource for legislators on issues affecting utility consumers. Elected officials and their staff members may contact our Legislative Liaison listed on our Media Contacts page with questions about utility services.
How to make your voice heard
Our work is more effective when individual consumers make their voices heard. The Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel advocates on behalf of Ohio’s residential consumers in the state legislature, at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and other state and federal agencies.
Make your voice heard at the PUCO
Did you know you can express your concerns to those making decisions about the utility rates you pay? There are several ways to make your voice heard at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). Learn more about how to Make Your Voice Heard at the PUCO.
Contact your elected officials
The first step to taking action is identifying who represents your area on the state and national levels. Click below to find out who your state and national elected officials are, or by calling 1-800-282-0253 and learn How Utility Legislation Becomes Law in Ohio.
- State Elected Officials
- National Elected Officials
- How to call your legislator
- How to write your legislator