Californians displaced by last month’s devastating wildfires may get a little help dealing with their monthly utility bills, if state regulators approve a package of emergency consumer protection measures Thursday.
In a bid to end back-room deals between utility companies and their state regulators, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders proposed a sweeping overhaul of the California Public Utilities Commission
Raising Rates for Essential Needs During COVID is Wrong
With lower-income Californians bearing the brunt of the pandemic economically, utilities are still rapidly raising rates for essential heat and light despite the COVID crisis. Constantly raising rates is wrong.