TITLE

California: 10% bigger rate cut proposed

AUTHOR(S)
Berkman, Leslie
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;01/13/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30309, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on legislation introduced by Los Angeles, California Assemblywoman Diane Martinez to give an extra ten percent rate cut to homes and small businesses served by investor-owned electric utilities. Rationale for the legislation; Main features; Amount of state bonds issued in 1997 to help privately-owned utilities pay off their above-market costs of generating power.
ACCESSION #
103775

 

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