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Consumer Watchdog To Legislative Leaders: Maui Utilities' Junket While Paradise Burned Should Spark New Rules For Real-time Disclosure of Lawmaker Trips

Jan 09, 2019 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

 In a letter to California's legislative leaders, Consumer Watchdog today wrote that the shocking details of a utility junket in Maui with 12 state lawmakers while wildfires destroyed the state should compel new immediate online disclosures about such trips.

"We were shocked to learn that while many wildfire victims fled for their lives in Paradise and Malibu this November, utility executives and lobbyists for California's big utilities were wining and dining 12 influe...