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Alert: 5G bill being rushed through California legislature – SB 649

SB 649 is the “cell towers everywhere” bill. It mandates cell towers in the public’s right of way, and eliminates California cities’ and counties’ discretionary controls to regulate them. The Florida legislature just pushed through a similar bill, and it … Continue reading

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Maine: Bill eliminating opt-out fees gets state hearing February 14

Maine Legislature February 14, 2017 Hearing:  Energy, Utilities, & Technology Committee 1 PM EST Hearing on SP 75 / LD 229 (introduced by Maine Senator Dave Miramant) Audio Broadcast Page: http://legislature.maine.gov/committee/#Audio/211 SP 75/LD 229 An Act To Prohibit an Electric Utility … Continue reading

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California lawmakers propose stripping power from CPUC

From KQED By Marisa Lagos February 3, 2016 A trio of lawmakers proposed the most far-reaching reform of the embattled California Public Utilities Commission to date, rolling out legislation Wednesday that would ask voters to strip the agency’s constitutional authority and … Continue reading

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Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes 50 CPUC reforms approved by the California legislature

“Californians pay for the broken culture of the CPUC every day – from higher utility bills to the devastation of safety failures,” said Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, who authored three of the bills. “My proposals, along with those of my Senate … Continue reading

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