Foster Campbell

Louisiana Public Service Commissioner

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CLECO helps Project Celebration of NW Louisiana

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  Barbara Moran of Shreveport, center, of Project Celebration, receives a $5,000 donation for the organization from Ron Smith Sr., right, of Central Louisiana Electric Co.  Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, at left, encouraged CLECO to financially support Project Celebration and its work on behalf of victims of domestic abuse in Northwest Louisiana.  The organization […]

Campbell to Seek Re-election to PSC

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SHREVEPORT, La., 20 August 2014 – Today Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell submitted qualifying documents to the Secretary of State declaring his intent to seek a third term on the PSC representing District 5 in North Louisiana. “I have fulfilled my promise to be an active and independent commissioner who fights for the interests of […]

Campbell Calls for Notification System When Power Goes Out

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SHREVEPORT, La. — Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will ask all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur. “The system I have in mind would let customers know when their power is out and when it will be back on,” Campbell said. “Storms and power outages […]

UTILITY PROFITS REDUCED: Return on equity is key part in formula

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Louisiana’s largest electric company dodged a regulatory bullet last month, just getting nicked instead. Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana have a combined one million electric customers in Louisiana, including many of the people I represent on the Public Service Commission in north-central and north-east Louisiana. The two companies are operating units of parent […]

Crime and punishment

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Why does it cost so much for prisoners to keep in touch with their families |From the print edition MOST of the roughly 2.2m incarcerated Americans will eventually be freed. Those who remain in contact with loved ones on the outside are less likely, studies show, to return to a life of crime after serving […]

Commissioner Foster Campbell Plans Public Utility Meetings

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Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will hold public meetings in Caddo and Bossier parishes June 19 to answer questions from local residents about their utilities. “I invite citizens to attend and discuss any concerns they may have about their electricity, natural gas and other utility services,” Campbell said. Campbell will hold his town meetings […]