Monday, July 13, 2015

PUC Reform Bill Moves Forward in Assembly

A bill aimed at reforming the California Public Utilities Commission sailed through an Assembly committee with a unanimous vote. Democratic senator Mark Leno’s Senate Bill 660 is one of several measures aimed at changing the way the Commission works in the wake of the deadly San Bruno gas pipeline explosion and controversies over the Commission’s cozy relationship with the utilities it regulates. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.