The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Breaking News

Local News

April 25, 2013

Alabama AG talks about utility rates

— MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general isn't getting involved on whether the Public Service Commission should have a formal review of rates for some of the state's largest utilities.

PSC member Terry Dunn sent a letter to Attorney General Luther Strange seeking his help in getting a formal review of utility rates for Alabama Power, Alabama Gas and Mobile Gas. Dunn turned to the attorney after the other PSC members decided to hold informational hearings on the three utilities rather than formal rate reviews.

Strange told WSFA-TV(http://bit.ly/15JS4b0 ) that it's the PSC's job to set its own procedures and then do its job to make sure rates are reasonable. Strange says his office is keeping a close eye on the informational hearings because his office represents consumers.

1
Text Only
Local News
Photos


Poll

Do you believe America will ever make another manned flight to the moon or another planet?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: MH17 Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee