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  • Will PSC approve FPL rate hike?

    Will PSC approve FPL rate hike?
    State regulators are scheduled to cap 10 months of debate and hearings with a vote Wednesday on Florida Power & Light's proposal to boost customers' base rates by nearly $1.3 billion. The Florida Public Service Commission decision will come just days...
  • Regulators slash FPL's rate-hike request

    Regulators slash FPL's rate-hike request
    The Florida Public Service Commission approved a $75.5 million base-rate increase for Florida Power & Light Wednesday, all but rejecting the utility's request for a record hike of $1.27 billion. The approved increase is likely to add just pennies to a...
  • Florida utilities leave PSC empty-handed

    This week the Public Service Commission sent a clear message to Progress Energy and Florida Power & Light: For now, the state's largest investor-owned utilities are the ones in the dark. The PSC, which regulates the price of electricity and other...
  • PSC member pushes utilities to reveal salaries

    If anyone knows how to get a message across loud and clear, it's Nancy Argenziano. She once famously sent a gift-wrapped package of cow manure to a lobbyist she was at odds with as a state legislator. Now, she is a member of the state Public Service...
  • Apparent lightning strike destroys DeBary church

    An apparent lightning strike destroyed a well-known DeBary church tonight, sending huge fireballs into the sky. First Presbyterian Church at 267 E. Highbanks Road caught fire about 9:40 p.m. Witnesses said they heard a loud clap of thunder and saw...
  • The readers write: From Isleworth to power rates

    You had lots to say on the issues I wrote about last week. Here's a look inside the mailbag. Dear Beth, If my house sells because of your article, I will send you a nice bottle of my favorite red wine. We still come down from time to time, but it was...
  • Businesses open wallets for 2010 political races

    We're still more than a year out from next year's race for governor and other key down ballot races — such as that of House Speaker-designate Dean Cannon of Winter Park — but the region's deep corporate pockets are already putting their...
  • PSC: Florida utility regulators' instant messages examined

    Public Service Commission members and their chief advisers exchanged more than 2,900 instant messages on their state-issued smart phones the past two years, some with staffers for utilities they regulate on pending PSC matters. Details about the...
  • Messages between Bill Garner, Jorge Chamizo and Paul Lewis

    Bill Garner, the chief advisor to Chairman Matthew Carter, jokes in one message that he envies the relationship Lorena Holley – chief advisor for former Commissioner Katrina McMurrian – has with FPL Attorney Ken Hoffman. He is chatting with Jorge Chamizo,...
  • Messages between Roberta Bass and Paul Lewis

    Roberta Bass, the chief advisor to Commissioner Lisa Edgar, discusses meeting with Paul Lewis, Progress Energy's director of Florida regulatory affairs. Edgar has put Bass on administrative leave pending review of the contact she had with utilities. But...
  • Utilities need to accept nuclear risk

    If you are a Progress Energy customer, come December you will have paid more than $150 over the past two years toward two new nuclear reactors that may never get built. And the price is set to blast off from there. By 2020, Progress Energy projects it...