municipalities http://nhpr.org en Major Business and City Leaders Oppose Move To Get PSNH To Sell Power Plants http://nhpr.org/post/major-business-and-city-leaders-oppose-move-get-psnh-sell-power-plants <p>A house<a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/HB1238.html" target="_blank"> bill</a> that would consider giving the Public Utilities Commission authority to force <a href="http://www.psnh.com/For-My-Home.aspx" target="_blank">PSNH</a> to sell its power plants to open up market competition is getting vocal opposition from business leaders and mayors in the state.</p><p>Berlin Mayor Paul Grenier says the move will raise electric rates&nbsp;and scare businesses away from his community.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 21:16:26 +0000 Rachel Gotbaum 2766 at http://nhpr.org Major Business and City Leaders Oppose Move To Get PSNH To Sell Power Plants Regulators Want LGC to Turn Over Control To Neutral Party http://nhpr.org/post/regulators-want-lgc-turn-over-control-neutral-party <p>State regulators&nbsp;suggested the Local Government Center turn over control of its operation and assets to a neutral party.</p><p>The Securities Bureau Director says that&rsquo;s the best way to address fundamental problems within the organization.</p><p>The Local Government Center, the group that provides insurance to cities and towns, faces four charges it violated state laws.</p><p>The Securities bureau alleges that LGC owes municipalities upwards of $100 million dollars.</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 22:38:03 +0000 390 at http://nhpr.org