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A Note from Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye Focusing on Energy Affordability The COVID-19 pandemic has been at the center of our attention for 12 months now. While falling coronavirus cases and vaccine distributions offer hope of better times ahead, there will be lingering uncomfortable truths to tackle. Health care disparities, the inequitable burden of energy costs, and the digital divide that all fall along racial and income lines, have…
A Note from Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye Empowering People through the Pandemic In this space in the January 2020 OPC Connection, I covered the status of proposals by Pepco and Washington Gas to significantly raise their rates. I won’t rehash the details of the rate increase cases, which still have not come to a close, because they’ve been the subject of numerous OPC Connection updates. I assure you, however,…