Friday, February 13, 2004 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

Triennial Blowback

Responding to a motion by CO Office of Consumer Counsel, the Colorado PUC stayed its mass market switching and hot cut proceedings this morning until the DC Circuit issues its opinion in USTA v. FCC (with, from what I could tell on the webcast, a 3-0 vote). While there are pros and cons in doing so, the PUC's decision makes sense given the statements and questions raised by the judges during oral argument in that case.

This follows Virginia's decision to stay its switching proceedings two weeks ago, where the VA Corporation Commission concluded: "We find it has not been established that the FCC's delegation of authority in this matter is lawful."

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