Levine’s New Year’s Resolution: Increase Oversight of Failed PG&E - Introduces Legislation to Create a Public Administrator for PG&E

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Following multiple Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) by PG&E in the fall of 2019 that left millions of Californians in the dark, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today began the 2020 legislative year by introducing AB 1847, which would authorize the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to temporarily appoint a public administrator to oversee the pu

With More Blackout Threats to California, Levine Details Role of Proposed Public Administrator for PG&E

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – With California families facing the threat of a third Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in less than two months, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today released details of his legislation to authorize the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to temporarily appoint a public administrator to oversee the public safety operations of PG&E or any investor

A Letter to North Bay Constituents

Dear friend,

This month’s wildfires and Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) multiple Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) have been extraordinarily challenging for North Bay communities. During this unprecedented crisis, I have met with many of you at evacuation or community resource centers and have been inspired by your resilience.

Levine Calls for Creation of Public Administrator for PG&E

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – As Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) second Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) continues to leave millions without power, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today announced urgency legislation to authorize the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to temporarily appoint a Public Administrator to oversee the management of PG&E.

Levine Calls for Utility Regulator to Continue Robust Oversight of PG&E

(SAN RAFAEL, CA) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today called on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to identify additional tools that may be necessary to increase oversight of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), including use of embedded regulators to build public confidence in the short term and long term administration of these essential utility services.

Levine, Hill Call for Swift Investigation of Mysterious High Gas Prices

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) and State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) today applauded Governor Gavin Newsom’s action requesting an investigation of a “mystery surcharge” in the state’s retail gas prices by Attorney General Xavier Becerra.