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Senate confirms 2 Public Service Commission members

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has voted to confirm two nominees to the state’s Public Service Commission. The Senate voted 40-7 on Friday to confirm Kevin Hughes and Kelly Speakes-Backman to the five-member commission. They were appointed by Gov. Martin ...

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PSC approves Constellation-Exelon merger

The Public Service Commission conditionally approved Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion purchase of Constellation Energy Group on Friday. Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 company’s days appeared to be numbered after state regulators signed off on the all-stock deal, under which the ...

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Maryland consumer advocate opposes Constellation-Exelon deal

Maryland’s consumer advocate says Exelon’s proposed $7.9 billion takeover Constellation Energy is still not in the public’s interest, despite the two companies’ recent settlement with Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration. The Maryland Office of People’s Counsel said in a filing Monday ...

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Opinions – 1/30/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Telecommunications PSC’s duty to ensure quality BOTTOM LINE: The Public Service Commission acted within its discretion in approving an incentive-based Alternative Form of Regulation as part of a settlement of six complaints about Verizon’s telecommunications service; and the PUC §4-301’s ...

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Court of Appeals affirms Verizon’s settlement with PSC

A settlement agreement between Verizon Maryland and the Maryland Public Service Commission over phone-service quality has been upheld by Maryland’s highest court. On Wednesday, the Court of Appeals held that the PSC acted within its discretion when it approved a ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Right time, right place for Lee

About 100 years ago, this proud democracy decided it was time to let the voters vote for U.S. senators — before insiders tailored the field to their specifications. Until 1913, U.S. senators were chosen by state legislators, bosses and maybe ...

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EDF drops opposition to Exelon-Constellation deal

Electricite de France, Constellation Energy Group’s largest shareholder and up to now the biggest critic of the company’s planned $7.9 billion acquisition by Exelon Corp., said Tuesday it was now on board with the deal. The French utility giant had ...

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N.Y. state gives OK to Exelon-Constellation deal

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York regulators have approved Exelon Corp.’s merger with Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group Inc., which operates three nuclear power plants on Lake Ontario in upstate New York. The state Public Service Commission said Thursday that it has ...

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