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Wyden, Merkley call for utility-customer protections

Mar 31, 2020 - Portland Business Journal (Oregon)

Oregon's two U.S. senators are backing a Congressional resolution that calls for protections for electricity and gas utility customers during the coronavirus pandemic.

The state's major regulated utilities, Portland General Electric,   Pacific Power and   NW Natural, earlier this month said they won't shut off service or charge late fees for the time being.

Still, Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with six Democratic colleagues in a resolution urging reg...