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Public Utilities Section 2015 Legislative Session Preview and Public Utilities Commission Rule Making

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Venue: Ramsey County Room / Landmark Center  Saint Paul, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $15.00

Deadline to Register: January 19, 2015

Bill Grant will provide a preview of the upcoming legislative session and 2015 regulatory issues to watch from his vantage point as Deputy Commissioner of Energy and Telecommunications for the Minnesota Department of Commerce.  In his role as Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Grant is responsible for developing and managing programs and policies for Energy Planning and Advocacy, Energy Facility Permitting, the State Energy Office, Energy Assistance, Telecommunications, and the Broadband Development Office.  Before joining the Department in February 2011, Mr. Grant served as associate executive director of the Izaak Walton League of America, a position he held since 1995.

Dan Wolf is the newly appointed Executive Secretary of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission,  replacing Dr. Burl Haar, who is retiring after 21 years in the position. Mr. Wolf joined the Public Utilities Commission five years ago as the Assistant Executive Secretary following a successful career on staff with the Minnesota Senate.  The Executive Secretary manages staff support to the five commissioners in addition to coordinating agency-wide strategic planning and policy development, legislative initiatives, fiscal operations and day-to-day operations of the agency. Mr. Wolf will assume his new position on January 6, 2015.

Please join us for lunch beginning at Noon, followed by the program from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Box lunch will be provided.  Special meal requests need to be received no later than Friday, January 16.


Bill Grant, Deputy Commissioner of Commerce, Energy Division
Dan Wolf, Executive Secretary, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission 

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE credits approved | Event Code: 199964 


Section Member:  $10.00
MSBA Member not in the section: $15.00 
Non-Member:  $15.00
Law Student: Free

Remote Participation: 

Teleconferencing is not available.

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Questions? Contact Jennifer Brask | 612-278-6305
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