Public Service Commission http://wwno.org en Interviews: Public Service Commission Member Foster Campbell http://wwno.org/post/interviews-public-service-commission-member-foster-campbell Jim chats with the always outspoken Foster Campbell, of the Louisiana Public Service Commission about Governor Jindal's recent Politico Op-Ed piece and an upcoming vote in the PSC on solar energy.<p>Former business executive Drew Boyd discusses his book, "Inside The Box"<em>&#160;</em><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/06/JES_062413.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><em> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:46:00 +0000 Jim Engster 37889 at http://wwno.org Phone Calls to Get Cheaper at La. Prisons http://wwno.org/post/phone-calls-get-cheaper-la-prisons <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The costs of many prison phone calls are set to drop over the next couple of years.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Louisiana Public Service Commission agreed Wednesday to a revamped proposal that will shrink the price tag for prisoners to call home, after complaints that current rates were too high and burdensome on poor families.</p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 19:22:42 +0000 The Associated Press 25126 at http://wwno.org Utilities Commission to conduct outages hearing http://wwno.org/post/utilities-commission-conduct-outages-hearing <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The state's public utilities commission has decided to conduct an investigative hearing on the power outages that plagued Louisiana for days after Hurricane Isaac lashed the state with wind-driven rains.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:06:30 +0000 SHEILA V KUMAR | The Associated Press 19946 at http://wwno.org Lafayette Republican drops out of PSC race http://wwno.org/post/lafayette-republican-drops-out-psc-race <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The pool of candidates seeking an open seat on the state's utility regulatory agency, the Public Service Commission, has gotten smaller.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:50:00 +0000 The Associated Press 19670 at http://wwno.org Court won't make AR, MS utilities pay to exit pact http://wwno.org/post/court-wont-make-ar-ms-utilities-pay-exit-pact <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by Louisiana utility regulators to make Entergy Corp. subsidiaries in Arkansas and Mississippi pay for ending an agreement with their Entergy counterparts in Louisiana and Texas.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 21:24:00 +0000 The Associated Press 18054 at http://wwno.org Entergy, Cleco customers can expect some refunds soon http://wwno.org/post/entergy-cleco-customers-can-expect-some-refunds-soon <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials say customers at two Louisiana-based energy companies will be receiving refunds as credits on their energy bills this summer.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Members of the state&#39;s Public Service Commission voted to let Pineville-based electricity provider Cleco Corp. put a refund on its customers&#39; September bills.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:23:28 +0000 Sheila V Kumar | The Associated Press 16124 at http://wwno.org