Tag Archives: Doug Everett

PSC takes restrictions off Georgia Power’s natural gas hedging

Georgia Power regains the ability to hedge the prices it pays for natural gas, a practice that caused the utility to lose more than $600 million in a 10-year period . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , fuel cost recovery rate , Georgia Power , hedging , natural gas prices , PSC , Stan Wise , Tim Echols

PSC approves $5 million to help with heating bills

The Public Service Commission allocates $5 million from the Universal Service Fund to help low-income families and senior citizens with their gas bills . . .

Tags: Atlanta Gas Light , Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , heating bills assistance , PSC , Tim Echols

PSC decides against hiring outside lobbying firm

Public Service Commission votes down a proposal from Lauren “Bubba” McDonald to retain a consulting firm to help lobby for more PSC money in the state budget . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , Lauren "Bubba" McDonald , lobbying firm , PSC , state budget , Tim Echols

Political Notes – Kennesaw mosque finds an interesting ally

The ADL’s southeast regional chapter supports the application for a Muslim mosque in a Kennesaw shopping center . . .

Tags: ADL , Bubba McDonald , Doug Everett , Kennesaw City Council , Muslim mosque , Nathan Deal , Tom Price

Vogtle nukes could be delayed another year

Independent monitors tell the PSC Georgia Power could be delayed by another 12 months in completing the nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle . . .

Tags: Doug Everett , Georgia Power , nuclear reactors , Plant Vogtle , PSC , Steven Roetger , Tim Echols , William Jacobs

On the campaign trail – Amid all the bailouts, Gingrey actually adds a staffer

Rep. Phil Gingrey, who’s had problems keeping staffers on the payroll, hires a new campaign manager . . .

Tags: Bill Byrne , Bubba McDonald , Cobb County Commission , Doug Everett , Josh McKoon , karen handel , Phil Gingrey , PSC races , Senate race

PSC adopts a phone fee the phone companies don’t want

PSC votes to impose a $5 monthly fee on low-income families that have subsidized cellphone service . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , FCC , fraud , Lifeline phone service , monthly fee , PSC

PSC may finally vote on lifeline phone service fee

The Public Service Commission is expected to vote Tuesday on imposing a monthly fee for low-income Georgians who have subsidized cellphone service . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , Lifeline phone service , PSC

PSC completes first week of Ga. Power rate hearings

The opening week of hearings on Georgia Power’s rate increase challenges some assumptions about the utility giant’s operations . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Doug Everett , environmental controls , Georgia Power , Mississippi Power , Obamacare , rate increase , Ron Hinson , Southern Co. , Stan Wise

Political Notes – Isakson backing away from vote for strike on Syria?

Sen. Johnny Isakson looks like he’s moving towards a “no” vote on the question of authorizing a military strike against Syria . . .

Tags: anti-abortion , Doug Collins , Doug Everett , Johnny Isakson , Lynn Westmoreland , Sam Olens , Saxby Chambliss , Scott Holcomb , Syria , Tim Echols