Saturday, July 19, 2008

San Francisco Supervisor Mirkarimi Rebuffs PG&E Attack

Luke Thomas of Fog City Journa
l, San Francisco posted this short and sweet video interview with Green Party member and Supervisor, Ross Mirkarimi. In the video, he responds to PG&E's attack on a bill up for vote this Tuesday to do a feasibility study on Public Ownership of the Utilities in the cit by the Bay. He says that the PG&E flyer intends to instill fear in voters who would in turn apply pressure on supervisors to vote the study down. Mirkarimi cites that the nine municipalities who do have a publicly owned utility supply its customers with cheaper energy, something that a monopoly power company just might not want citizens to consider for very long.

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