HELENA — Republicans won one race Wednesday for the state Public Service Commission and led in two others, setting up a potentially unprecedented 5-0 majority on the body that regulates state utilities.
Republican Kirk Bushman continues to lead Democrat Chuck Tooley for the open Public Service Commission District 2 seat.
HELENA — From gun group endorsements to attendance records, the two candidates for the Public Service Commission seat in southwest Montana are mixing it up in the final days of the campaign.
HELENA — In a contentious battle for southwest Montana’s Public Service Commission seat, incumbent Democrat John Vincent is rolling out a not-so-secret weapon: Support from prominent Republicans.
HELENA – In the race for the Public Service Commission seat representing southwestern Montana, you won’t find Republican challenger Roger Koopman or his foe, Democratic Commissioner John Vincent, mincing any words.
HELENA — Democratic Public Service Commissioner John Vincent of Gallatin Gateway staved off a tough primary challenge Tuesday in southern Montana’s District 3, advancing to a general election rematch of sorts with Republican Roger Koopman of Bozeman, who won a four-way primary race.
HELENA — Democratic Public Service Commissioner John Vincent of Gallatin Gateway and Republican Roger Koopman of Bozeman held narrow leads Tuesday night in their respective primaries in southern Montana’s PSC District 3.
HELENA — It’s the last weekend before the crowded primary election in southern Montana’s Public Service Commission District 3, but Republican James Brown said he’s had no time to campaign.
HELENA — Mark Sweeney, who’s challenging Public Service Commissioner John Vincent in the Democratic primary for PSC District 3 in southwestern Montana, has raised twice the campaign funds that Vincent has.
HELENA — Former state Rep. Roger Koopman of Bozeman has become the fourth and final Republican to enter the race for Public Service Commission District 3 in southern Montana, filing as a candidate late Monday.
HELENA — Public Service Commissioner John Vincent of Gallatin Gateway kicked off his re-election campaign on Thursday, saying he wants to use his second term to push for more energy-efficiency programs and greater PSC power to protect ratepayers.
HELENA — Three men already are running for the Public Service Commission district that covers south-central and southwest Montana — and two more, including incumbent Democrat John Vincent, are expected to become official candidates within the week.
HELENA — The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday endorsed NorthWestern Energy’s proposed purchase of an $86 million north-central Montana wind-power project, which would become the largest wind farm owned by a Montana utility.
HELENA — Hoping to streamline the process, the state Public Service Commission Tuesday adopted a new policy on how to release requested email records of commissioners.
HELENA — Dillon native James Brown said Wednesday that he is running for the Montana Public Service Commission District 3 seat in 2012 as a Republican.
HELENA — Whether the subject is water, power or taxicabs, one thing seems constant at the Montana Public Service Commission: Its GOP members can’t resist insulting each other.
HELENA — On a 3-2 vote, the state Public Service Commission on Tuesday voted to approve the sale of the company that provides Missoula's municipal water to an international investment group —with the condition that the group give the city a chance to buy the water system in the future.
As elected members of the Montana Public Service Commission, the state agency that regulates utilities, telecommunications and transportation, we appreciate recent media attention focusing on the importance of PSC decisions in the lives of most, if not all, Montanans. The work we do regulati…
I’d like to add a little to Mike Dennison’s Nov. 27 story in The Gazette on the attendance of Montana Public Service commissioners.
Most Montanans don’t know a lot about their Public Service Commission. PSC elections generally don’t draw the voter interest or large candidate fields seen in statewide races.
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