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March 2016 A Note from Your People's Counsel I am pleased to share the inaugural edition of "The OPC Connection," the e-newsletter of the Office of the People's Counsel, created…
March 7, 2016 Good morning Chairman Orange, Members of the Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, and other members of the Council, staff and members of the public. For…
On February 26, 2016, Washington Gas Light Company filed a request for rate increase of $17.4 million to recover costs associated with delivering natural gas service. If granted in full:…
CONSUMER ALERT April 13, 2016 PDF available for Download Washington, DC--The Office of the People's Counsel (OPC) is closely monitoring the strike that began this morning by almost 40,000 unionized…
PDF available for Download April 25, 2016 Before the Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs of the Council of The District of Columbia On the Office of The People's…
PDF available for Download May 23, 2016 Testimony of Sandra Mattavous-Frye People's Counsel for the District of Columbia On the Renewable Portfolio Standard Expansion Amendment Act of 2016 and the…
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Friday, June 17, 2016 Contact: Doxie A. McCoy, Public Information Officer, (202) 261-1180, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OPC to Review PSC Decision Upholding Pepco/Exelon Merger & Determine Whether…
For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 30, 2016 Contact: Doxie A. McCoy, Public Information Officer, (202) 261-1180, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Pepco Seeks Largest Rate Increase in Decades People’s Counsel Promises Vigorous Analysis...Also Establishes…
Evidentiary Hearings begin tomorrow in Washington Gas Light’s $19.9 million Rate Increase Request (Formal Case No. 1137) before the DC Public Service Commission at 10:00 AM. Watch the hearing Live…
For Immediate Release: Friday, August 12, 2016Contact: Doxie A. McCoy, Public Information Officer, (202) 261-1180, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OPC Appeals Pepco/Exelon Merger in Move to Bolster Benefits for DC Consumers & Ensure…