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

Top TURN Attorney to Join CPUC

  Mike Florio, Senior Attorney at TURN will leave the nonprofit organization after 32 years of service to take a seat on the CPUC. Florio, a widely respected expert in

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.

CPUC Could Get Pro-Consumer Majority

The CPUC has been overly friendly to the state’s three big electric utilities in recent years, Gov. Jerry Brown could have a big impact on business and residential energy bills

Is PG&E Calling the Shots at the CPUC?

Proposed Oakley Power Plant Is Not Needed For Immediate Release From The Utility Reform Network TURN, The Utility Reform Network, strongly opposes the proposed new PG&E power generating plant in