Difference between revisions of "Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission"
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The current chairman is [[Jeffrey Goltz]]. He serves alongside [[Philip Jones]]
The current chairman is [[Jeffrey Goltz]]. He serves alongside [[Philip Jones]] [].
Revision as of 14:57, 11 March 2013
The mission of the WUT is "to protect consumers ensuring that utility and transportation services are fairly priced, available, reliable and safe."
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission is established in the Washington Code.
Washington Code - 80.01.010:
|There is hereby created and established a state commission to be known and designated as the Washington utilities and transportation commission...|
|Qualifications, Compensation, Offices Which May Be Abolished. No person, except a citizen of the United States and a qualified elector of this state, shall be eligible to hold any state office...|
- a citizen of the United States
- a qualified elector in Washington
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission is responsible for regulation of electric, telecommunications, natural gas and water utilities. Additionally, the commission regulates in-state household movers, solid waste carriers, private ferries, and inter-city busses, along with safety issues affecting charter buses, railroads, limousines, and nonprofit senior/handicapped transportation services.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
1300 S. Evergreen Park Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98504-7250