Godshall Committee to Consider Surcharge to Defray Costs of Natural Gas Distribution
WHAT: Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), chairman of the House Consumer Affairs Committee, will hold a public hearing on legislation he is sponsoring that would enable natural gas distribution companies to recover costs related to distribution system expansion. House Bill 107 would permit the distribution companies to assess a surcharge for this purpose with Public Utility Commission (PUC) approval.

WHO: Godshall and other members of the committee; PUC Chairman Gladys Brown; Terry Fitzpatrick, president and CEO Energy Association of PA; Ronald Bradley, vice president, Gas Operations, PECO; Morgan O’Brien, president and CEO, Peoples Natural Gas; Robert Stoyko, vice president, customer relations, UGI; Tanya McCloskey, acting consumer advocate, Office of Consumer Advocate; John Evans, small business advocate, Office of Small Business Advocate; and Elizabeth Triscari, deputy small business advocate, Office of Small Business Advocate; Patrick Cicero, executive director, PA Utility Law Project; and Minta Livengood, member, CAUSE-PA.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Room B-31, Main Capitol, Harrisburg.

Media contact: Donna Pinkham, 717.260.6452, dpinkham@pahousegop.com
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