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Brown Names Consumer Advocate Mike Florio

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday appointed a staunch consumer advocate and a law school professor to a powerful state commission that regulates California’s utilities—a panel that has come under intense

TILT: Good Appointments For The PUC

Jerry Brown made some appointments to the PUC, and considering the recent tilt towards the businesses they are regulating, it’s a good start. Jerry Brown made some appointments to the

Jerry Brown Appoints Florio, Sandoval to PUC

Gov. Jerry Brown today filled two positions on the powerful California Public Utilities Commission, appointing consumer advocate Mike Florio and law professor Catherine Sandoval to the regulatory board. {rokbox}images/stories/jerry-brown-appoints-florio.jpg{/rokbox} Florio,

Consumer Advocate and Professor to Join PUC

Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday filled two of three vacancies on a key panel that decides how utilities are regulated with a consumer advocate and a law professor. {rokbox}images/stories/consumer-advocate-to-puc.jpg{/rokbox} The appointments

Consumer Advocates Appointed To Utilities Commission

Utility consumer advocates have secured influential roles on California government bodies, potentially helping the state buck years of policies that activists have criticized as too friendly to the energy industry.

Utility Reform May Be On The Horizon

Gov. Brown expected to appoint a new regulator this week to police power companies. TURN is looking for independent commissioners who have the guts and the backbone to stand up

Nancy Ryan Given Leadership Role On Utility Panel

Mark Toney tells reporters, “Nancy Ryan is an extremely talented energy professional” Gov. Jerry Brown made his first staffing choice Friday on the California Public Utilities Commission, a regulatory body