California Public Utilities Commission Jointly Issues Root Cause Analysis with Other State Agencies Regarding Rolling Blackouts

By Tristan Stidham On October 6, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a preliminary “Root Cause Analysis” with respect to California’s August 14 and 15, 2020, rolling blackouts—the first time in nearly 20 years that such outages occurred. Continue reading

California’s State of Emergency Jeopardizes Proposed Sweeping Changes at the Department of Business Oversight Given Likely Budget Adjustments to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

By James D. Colleran On January 10, 2020, the Office of the Governor of California published its 2020–2021 Governor’s Budget Summary, a comprehensive overview of Governor Newsom’s proposed statewide fiscal initiatives for the upcoming year. Among the most momentous undertakings Continue reading