Category Archives: PUD Retailing

Government competition with private providers should always concern taxpayers and utility ratepayers

The Seattle Times reports that the Washington State Auditor has told the city of Lynnwood that further loans from the city’s utility to the city’s municipal golf course are not allowed, because according to the article, “the golf course can’t afford to … Continue reading

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Municipalization on the general election ballot

With Washington’s primary elections behind us we are now set for a couple of key municipalization races in this fall’s general. In Thurston County the PUD is not only running an initiative asking voters for the authority to deliver public power, but … Continue reading

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