The rally/protest follows a recent press conference of several state leaders including Los Angeles State Senator Kevin De Leon and State Senator Ricardo Lara for more government oversight on mergers that could harm millions of underserved Californians, which included new legislation that ensures the CPUC
has the authority and discretion to review mergers involving pre-paid cell phone services when it's in the best interest of the public.
To that end, Engage 360 was developed through a year-long process based on an in-depth, collaborative approach between CPUC
staff and the utilities.
According to Betsy Hite, a CAHF spokesperson, the association filed April 23 with CPUC
requesting the exemption.
When the report was completed, and we saw how many unused numbers there were, we decided that we would not have to go with a backup plan either for many years,'' said Helen Mickiewicz, a CPUC
Poizner -- a Silicon Valley resident who had hoped to serve as a unifying force and consensus-builder on the CPUC
-- issued the following statement explaining his decision:
Now, the CPUC
is proposing to the California Air Resources Board that it adopt a program of auctioning off at least some of the greenhouse gas allocations.
In June, our company and the staff of the CPUC
announced a proposed settlement agreement that, in the words of U.
During the nine days of hearings, the witnesses presented by PG&E and the CPUC
staff testified extensively about the structure, benefits and financing aspects of the proposed settlement agreement.
The Integrated Planning Process was developed to ensure that key information on transmission costs and feasibility are provided to the CEC, CPUC
, resource developers and Load Serving Entities in a timely fashion.
The settlement agreement is intended to resolve all disputed issues among the settling parties in this phase of the GRC, with the exception of PG&E's request that the CPUC
include funding for a PG&E contribution to its employee pension fund.
Additionally, the CPUC
approved temporary surcharges in Region I water service areas of GSWC to recover previously incurred supply costs of approximately $2,019,000 recorded in the supply cost memorandum accounts.
The proposed settlement must still be approved by the CPUC
, the Bankruptcy Court, and the corporation and utility boards of directors.