NewsLaurie Scott gives hydro rate cut two thumbs down SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Thursday, Jun. 1st, 2017 Photo supplied by: Office of MPP Laurie ScottLaurie Scott and her conservative colleagues are voting against the minimum 25% slash to hydro rates.The Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock M.P.P. feels the hydro relief is only temporary.Scott says the government is just moving the debt forward. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Scott-1.mp3Scott adds energy contracts signed by the liberals have put our province in a difficult position.Premier Kathleen Wynne feels the hydro rate cut will provide immediate relief to families and businesses.Scott says the minimum 25 percent cut introduced by the government is only temporary. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Scott-2.mp3Scott adds the Green Energy Act introduced by the governing liberals in 2009 was the start of escalating energy rates.