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Mark W. Toney, Ph.D., Named TURN Executive Director

The Utility Reform Network (TURN) announces the appointment of nationally recognized consumer rights advocate Mark W. Toney, Ph.D., as Executive Director, effective January 1, 2008. For Immediate Release From The

Letter From Our ED—September 2007

Few reruns could be more unwelcome than a rerun of deregulation, and even fewer have been outlawed by the Legislature. But if the Governor and his representatives at the CPUC

Higher AT&T Bills Begin Today

AT&T bills are going up again today, and consumers are crying foul. For Immediate Release From The Utility Reform Network AT&T is tacking an additional $1.01 onto Caller ID, Call

Letter From Our ED—June 2007

With millions of utility consumers and perhaps a dozen major investor-owned utilities in California, it should not be difficult to find CPUC Commissioners with expertise in consumer issues who do

AT&T Video Plans Rubber Stamped by CPUC

AT&T today was richly rewarded for the thousands of dollars it has poured into the Governor’s campaign coffers with virtually unfettered access to California’s lucrative cable market. For Immediate Release

Rejection of Schwarzenegger Appointee Urged

Consumer groups urged the California Senate Rules Committee not to confirm Rachelle Chong as a member of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), arguing that the Schwarzenegger appointee has ridden

Letter From Our ED—January 2007

No matter wins an election, TURN will insure consumer voices are heard, through our work in coalitions, through outreach and education, and by pushing a legislative agenda that touts consumer

Schwarzenegger’s CPUC: Bought and Paid for by AT&T

The traditionally independent agency has become increasingly partisan under Governor Schwarzenegger, ignoring its mandate to protect utility customers. For Immediate Release From The Utility Reform Network Schwarzenegger’s CPUC appointees have