House, Senate GOP stymie Wolf on climate change, hold up key appointments | Monday Morning Coffee
Republicans are setting a 'reckless precedent,' by holding up appointments to a key state agency, the Wolf administration says.
Report: Black, Latino Pa. residents more likely to fall behind on utility bills, face shut-offs | Friday Morning Coffee
"Many of these same communities were hardest hit by COVID-19 in the early months of the pandemic, experiencing both health issues at a much higher rate and also being more likely to lose their jobs and income," advocates warn.
Pa. once had a near-miss with Texas-sized deregulation. We have to remember our history and be on guard | Ray E. Landis
We need to support and bolster the efforts of our Consumer Advocate in protecting Pennsylvanians from the excesses of the energy industry.
PUC moves forward on diversity reporting, advocates say there’s more work to be done
If also endorsed by the state Attorney General’s Office and several other state agencies, utilities such as those providing electric, natural gas, water, wastewater and telecommunications services will be mandated to report their diversity programs and efforts internally.
This Pa. law on utility shutoffs unfairly impacts Black and Brown people. It must be repealed | Opinion
Describing PGW’s customers as “deadbeats” amid an effort to protect “responsible” customers is a prime example of the kind of dog-whistle that hardly veils disdain for poor Black and Brown people.
PUC orders halt to utility shutoffs over coronavirus emergency
Pennsylvania utilities can not cut off services until further notice under an emergency order Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission issued Friday evening.