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The current chairman is [[Phil Montgomery]]. He serves alongside [[Eric Callisto]] and [[Ellen Nowak]].
 
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The creation of the Public Service Commission is designated in Wisconsin Statutes.
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''There is created a public service commission. No member of the commission may have a financial interest in a railroad, water carrier, or public utility. If any member voluntarily becomes so interested, the member's office shall become vacant. If the member involuntarily becomes so interested, the member's office shall become vacant unless the member divests himself or herself of the interest within a reasonable time. Each commissioner shall hold office until a successor is appointed and qualified. A commissioner of the public service commission may not do any of the following: (a) Be a candidate for public office in any election. (b) Directly or indirectly solicit or receive any contribution, as defined in s. 11.01 (6), for any political purpose, as defined in s. 11.01 (16), from any person within or outside of the state. (c) Act as an officer or manager for any candidate, political party, or committee organized to promote the candidacy of any person for any public office. (d) Serve on or under any committee of a political party. ''
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==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==

Revision as of 13:39, 20 July 2012

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Public Service Commission
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission is a three person state executive regulatory board in the Wisconsin state government.

Current officeholder

The current chairman is Phil Montgomery. He serves alongside Eric Callisto and Ellen Nowak.

Authority

The creation of the Public Service Commission is designated in Wisconsin Statutes.

Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 15.79, Public service commission; creation

There is created a public service commission. No member of the commission may have a financial interest in a railroad, water carrier, or public utility. If any member voluntarily becomes so interested, the member's office shall become vacant. If the member involuntarily becomes so interested, the member's office shall become vacant unless the member divests himself or herself of the interest within a reasonable time. Each commissioner shall hold office until a successor is appointed and qualified. A commissioner of the public service commission may not do any of the following: (a) Be a candidate for public office in any election. (b) Directly or indirectly solicit or receive any contribution, as defined in s. 11.01 (6), for any political purpose, as defined in s. 11.01 (16), from any person within or outside of the state. (c) Act as an officer or manager for any candidate, political party, or committee organized to promote the candidacy of any person for any public office. (d) Serve on or under any committee of a political party.

Compensation

In 2010, the Wisconsin Public Service commissioners were each paid an estimated $113,502 according to the Council of State Governments.[1]

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