D.C. Public Service Commission
Latest D.C. Public Service Commission Items
Amid a looming labor crisis and push for rate increases, the utility serving the nation's capital has given a big pay raise to the newly hired top lawyer and a $700,000 severance deal that will keep the company's longtime general counsel around for years in a newly created consultant's job, regulatory filings show.
People on both sides of the power lines agree the derecho storm that barreled through the Washington area in late June brought wicked weather, the likes of which have never been experienced in the region.
A sharply divided D.C. Council committee rejected Mayor Vincent C. Gray's nominee to a three-member commission that oversees public utilities, citing her temperament and the need to recuse herself from more than half of the current caseload.