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A Note from ​​Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye OPC Still Working for Federal Workers Like most people in the Washington area, OPC is relieved that the federal government shutdown is over. From the beginning, OPC was ready and able to assist furloughed employees and contractors who live in the District. Staff fielded numerous inquiries, negotiated payment plans with utilities for consumers and made referrals for financial aid. For example, OPC…
A Note from ​​Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye Balancing Clean Energy, Sustainability and Affordability to Protect DC Consumers On December 18th, the DC Council gave final approval to the Clean Energy DC Omnibus Bill, landmark legislation that requires the city to address climate change by accelerating the District’s transition to a more renewable power supply. The legislation is expected to become law after a 30-day congressional review period. The Office…