Public Service Commission http://wrkf.org en MONDAY: Public Service Commission Member Foster Campbell, Author Drew Boyd http://wrkf.org/post/monday-public-service-commission-member-foster-campbell-author-drew-boyd <p>Jim chats with the always outspoken Foster Campbell, of the Louisiana Public Service Commission about Governor Jindal's recent Politico Op-Ed piece and an upcoming vote in the PSC on solar energy.</p><p>Former business executive Drew Boyd discusses his book, "Inside The Box"<em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:46:00 +0000 Jim Engster 12319 at http://wrkf.org Regulators Cut Rate for Calls from Prison http://wrkf.org/post/regulators-cut-rate-calls-prison <p>The Louisiana Public Service Commission voted to roll back the rate charged to inmates by about 25 percent. With an amendment made Wednesday, the lowered rate only applies to calls to family members, clergy, legal counsel, and some government entities, including schools. The charge for calls will drop when existing prison phone service contracts end or in two years.</p><p>The five commissioners approved the rate change without objection after an unusually lengthy and at times tense debate.</p><p>Religious leaders advocated for the change, saying it's poor families who pay for the calls.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:02:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 3468 at http://wrkf.org Foster Campbell, Ray Glier http://wrkf.org/post/foster-campbell-ray-glier <p>Public Service Commission chairman Foster Campbell says the current system for prison inmate phone service is a scam run by greedy individuals. Campbell also shares his thoughts on Tuesday's election and Louisiana's congressional delegates.</p><p>New York Times sportswriter Ray Glier talks Saturday's LSU-Alabama matchup, a rematch of January's BCS title game.</p><p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Engster 2494 at http://wrkf.org PSC Candidates Differ on Campaign Finance, Agree on Policy http://wrkf.org/post/psc-candidates-differ-campaign-finance-agree-policy <p><span class="BodyCopy">The two best-funded candidates for a slot on the Public Service Commission are defending their acceptance of campaign money from the companies they would regulate. </span> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 1173 at http://wrkf.org