psc http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Senate backtracks, confirms Mead's PSC appointments http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-backtracks-confirms-meads-psc-appointments <p></p><p></p><p>The Wyoming Senate changed course and voted to follow Governor Matt Mead’s recommendation, confirming two attorneys to become members of the Wyoming Public Service Commission.&nbsp; The Commission regulates utility rates for consumers.&nbsp;</p><p>On Tuesday, the Senate opposed the appointments of Kara Brighton and William Russell because they believed that too many attorneys have been appointed to the<br>PSC, and because they lacked qualifications.&nbsp;</p><p>But Senate Majority Floor Leader Phil Nicholas asked Senators to reconsider their votes.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:12:20 +0000 Bob Beck 37299 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate backtracks, confirms Mead's PSC appointments Public Service Commission approves natural gas electricity plant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/public-service-commission-approves-natural-gas-electricity-plant <p>Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power and Black Hills Power received approval from the Wyoming Public Service Commission to build a new natural gas fired electric generating facility in Cheyenne.&nbsp; Construction on the 237-million-dollar facility will begin next year.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:50:24 +0000 Bob Beck 27829 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Public Service Commission approves natural gas electricity plant