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Donors to Georgia Public Service Commission members vested in decisions

From The Augusta Chronicle:

ATLANTA — Four of Georgia’s utility regulators have accepted at least 70 percent of their campaign contributions from companies and people that could profit from the agency’s decisions, a review of five years of campaign finance records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution revealed.

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Together, the PSC commissioners took in nearly $750,000 in the last five years, records show. Two of them – Stan Wise and Chuck Eaton – are seeking re-election this year to their $116,452-a-year posts.