Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Criticism arises over Public Utility Commission's complaints division's chief

From the Patriot News:
The Public Utility Commission’s recent hiring of a utility insider to be its consumer watchdog has some fearing that she might be more of a utility lapdog. Alexis Bechtel of Reading, who has 32 years of experience working for gas and cable companies, began working this month as the director of the commission’s bureau of consumer services. She is only the third director in the bureau’s 33-year history but the first to come out of the utility industry. The two other directors came from state government.
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