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State lawmakers want to peel back the curtain at the nation’s biggest electrical grid operator

February 9, 2024

Last year, Del. Lorig Charkoudian (D-Montgomery) was on her own when she filed legislation seeking to force her state’s utilities to reveal votes at the grid operator that coordinates the flow of electricity for 65 million people in the Eastern U.S. Her bill passed the House, but stalled in the upper chamber. This year, though, her legislation is back, with backup: a Senate companion sponsored by Sen. Katie Fry Hester (D-Howard and Montgomery) and similar measures filed by lawmakers in Virginia, Illinois, and West Virginia. Another bill is expected to come in Pennsylvania.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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