Want to Better Understand the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio?

Mar 1, 2023Advocacy

Want to Better Understand the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio? Now is your chance.  PUCO Chair French will present PUCO 101 to relevant state legislative committees.  The hearings will be available via live stream on the Ohio Channel, making it easier for OEDA members to get the same information provided to state legislators and policy makers.  Mark your calendar for:

  • March 7: PUCO 101 presentation to the Ohio Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
  • March 8: PUCO 101 presentation to the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee
  • March 9: PUCO budget testimony before the Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources

If you miss the live stream, you can also access the recorded hearings via the Ohio Channel.  Simply go to the relevant committee and click on the committee “collection.”

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