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Governor Greg Abbott appointed Shelly Botkin to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Her term expires September 1, 2019. She is expected to be sworn in Wednesday, June 13 and participate in her first PUC Open Meeting on Thursday, June 14. Botkin’s appointment will bring the commission back to three commissioners. She will fill the position […] The post Abbott appoints Shelly Botkin to PUC appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
During a March 19, 2018 open meeting, the Public Utility Commission of Texas announced the hiring of John Paul Urban as Executive Director to replace Brian Lloyd, who recently resigned. Urban previously served as the PUC’s Director of Government Relations from 2011-2014. He also previously served as Chief of Staff for Rep. Wayne Smith. Most recently, he served as […] The post PUC selects John Paul Urban as Executive Director appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer
Brandy Marty Marquez announced her resignation from the Public Utility Commission of Texas on March 8, 2018. Commissioner Marquez served on the commission since Gov. Perry appointed her in August 2013. Her resignation is effective April 1. Texas public servant Before her appointment as PUC commissioner, Marquez worked in several key roles including Chief of Staff […] The post Marquez resigns from Texas PUC appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
Governor Greg Abbott appointed Arthur D’Andrea to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. His term expires September 1, 2023. D’Andrea participated in his first open meeting on November 17, 2017, where Chair DeAnn T. Walker and Commissioner Brandy Marty Marquez welcomed him to the commission. Before his appointment, D’Andrea was an assistant general counsel for […] The post Abbott appoints Arthur D’Andrea to PUC appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
Governor Greg Abbott appointed DeAnn Walker to the Public Utility Commission of Texas and named her chair of the PUC. Her term expires September 1, 2021. Walker currently serves as a senior policy advisor to Governor Abbott on regulated industries. Previously, she served as the director of Regulatory Affairs and as an associate general counsel […] The post Abbott appoints DeAnn Walker to PUC appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
Did you receive a letter from an electric utility? Did a utility notify you your property may be affected by a high voltage electric transmission line the utility intends to construct in your area? Are you looking for information on what to do now? Ask for my free eBrochure for landowners “What to do if […] The post Free eBrochure for landowners appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
Are you a Texas landowner concerned about a transmission line proposed to be built near your property? Have you received a letter notifying you that your property may be affected by a new transmission line? Do you want to know your options to protect your rights? Should you intervene? The most important thing! The most […] The post Should you intervene? appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
With respect to a variety of media reports issued in the last 48 hours, the Public Utility Commission would like to remind all media outlets and parties that any agreements entered into by Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) Staff or other stakeholders are not binding upon the Commissioners and should not be represented as […] The post Commission statement on Oncor media reports appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
In a transmission line case at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), the first thing a landowner does is file a request to intervene. The first step in the legal process usually is a prehearing conference. No later than soon after the intervention deadline, the PUC refers the case to the State Office of […] The post Prehearing conference FAQs appeared first on Brad Bayliff * Texas PUC Lawyer.…
On August 1, 2017, Entergy Texas requested the Public Utility Commission of Texas issue a docket number for a new transmission line in Montgomery and Walker Counties, Texas. The Commission assigned the project to Docket Number 47462. Entergy will file its application in the assigned docket. Parties in the case will submit all other filings in […] The post Entergy Texas requests docket number for new transmission line in Montgomery and Walker Counties, Texas appeared first on…