Sunday, August 2, 2015

Utilities grease SDPUC

Republicans are evil.
One of the larger donors to South Dakota PUC candidates is the South Dakota Telecommunications Association, which represents 19 companies that provide services across 75 percent of the state. The association typically gives $20,000 to candidates in each election cycle, including PUC candidates. In 2012, Matt McGovern refused to take money from lobbyists or industries the commission oversees when he tried to unseat Fiegen. He was able to outraise the incumbent by $47,800.
Read it all here.

As Kristie Fiegen circles the drain South Dakotans wholly expect their GOP governor to appoint another campaign donor to the post after she croaks.

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