Utilities can now cut off non-paying customers, Pa. agency says, but there are safeguards for the poor

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Thursday voted 3-1 to again permit service terminations, but put safeguards into place for families and small businesses that are struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The PUC’s action resolves a dispute that had stalemated the commission for months over how to end the moratorium. | From: Philadelphia Inquirer (Read more.)