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A Note from Your People's Counsel If you follow the proceedings of the Council of the District of Columbia, you may know that Council committees have been holding performance oversight hearings to delve into how agencies are carrying out their mission and serving District residents. As an independent agency of the DC government, the Office of the People's Counsel comes before the Committee on Business and Economic Development, chaired by…
A Note from Your People's Counsel "Oh no, not again!" That was the headline on an article in the Washington Business Journal after WGL Holdings, the parent company of Washington Gas, announced on January 25, 2017, a plan to merge with AltaGas. OPC's approach to the anticipated announcement, however, was not to be aghast. Instead, we moved expeditiously to shore up the tools necessary to assess what might be in…