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News

09/21/2020

2020 Rail Safety Week goes virtual to save lives
#STOPTrackTragedies

Lacey, Wash.,– Washington Operation Lifesaver is teaming up with U.S. and international rail safety partners to promote Rail Safety Week, Sept. 21-27, dedicated to preventing rail related fatalities and injury… Read more

Topic(s): Rail
09/14/2020

Media contact: (360) 664-1116 or media@utc.wa.gov

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Federal telephone assistance program helps residents stay connected

OLYMPIA, Wash. – This week marks a national effort to remind consumers of a federal telecommunications… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Telecom
09/09/2020

Docket Number: TV-200029

Moving company penalized $62,000 for illegal operations in Washington

Olympia, Wash. - An administrative law judge at the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission assessed a $62,000 penalty against Lugg, Inc. for violating state transportation… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Transportation
08/20/2020

On July 31, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-23.7, extending the temporary pause on utilities disconnecting service, refusing to reconnect service, and charging late fees through Oct. 15.

Utilities should proactively reach out to customers with overdue accounts to encourage… Read more

Topic(s): Water
08/18/2020

On July 31, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-23.7, extending the temporary pause on utilities disconnecting service, refusing to reconnect service, and charging late fees through Oct. 15. The proclamation also provides updated guidance for energy utilities.

Utilities should… Read more

Topic(s): Energy
08/18/2020

On July 31, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-23.7, extending the temporary pause on utilities disconnecting service, refusing to reconnect service, and charging late fees through Oct. 15.

Utilities should proactively reach out to customers with overdue accounts to encourage… Read more

Topic(s): Telecom
08/04/2020

Docket number: U-180525

State regulators approve Advanced Meter rules
Customer protections and privacy priorities in new “smart meter” rules

OLYMPIA, Wash. – State regulators have approved new rules for advanced meter infrastructure, or smart meters, concluding a two-year… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General
08/03/2020

Docket Number: UE-191024

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Public invited to comment on Pacific Power settlement and rate changes at Aug. 5 virtual public comment hearing

Olympia, Wash. - Pacific Power customers will have the opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement for the company’s… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General