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ETIC meets Sept. 23 to further transmission, Public Service Commission studies

Friday, September 13, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Energy and Telecommunication Interim Committee (ETIC) meets Sept. 23 to continue its work for the 2019-20 interim. The meeting begins at 9 a.m., in room 172 of the state Capitol.

During the meeting in Helena, the committee will continue its work examining Montana’s transmission infrastructure with an overview of the recently completed Montana Renewables Development Action Plan. The committee will also hear an overview of state utility commission structures in the western United States.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may send comments by Sept. 20 to or by mail to:


Legislative Services Division

Attn: Trevor Graff

P.O. Box 201706

Helena, MT 59620-1706


During the meeting, committee members also will adopt a final work plan mapping out their work for the interim. The committee will hear updates on the Montana Climate Solutions Council and NorthWestern Energy’s supply planning process.

Members of the 2019-20 ETIC are senators Janet Ellis, Mary McNally, Keith Regier, and Tom Richmond and representatives Laurie Bishop, Denise Hayman, Christopher Pope, Derek Skees, Brad Tschida, and Daniel Zolnikov.

The meeting will be live streamed at and will be broadcast on the Montana Public Affairs Network (MPAN.) Please check your local channel listings to find MPAN in your area. For more information about the meeting, including a full agenda, visit the committee's website or contact Trevor Graff, committee staff.

Committee Website:

Committee Staff: or 406-444-4975


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