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Phil Montgomery

Phil Montgomery is the Chairperson of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. He is a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Montgomery is a member of the Republican Party.

Official Biography

Phil Montgomery worked closely with utility, energy and telecommunications issues while serving six terms as an elected state representative from Green Bay. He was appointed to Chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in March 2011 by Governor Scott Walker.

As a Legislator from 1998 to 2010, Representative Montgomery served on the Joint Committee on Finance, Chaired the Assembly Committee on Energy and Utilities and Joint Committee on Information Policy and Technology, and has served on other related committees in the Assembly and on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and is a former systems engineer.

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Campaign Cash: State Writes Off Shady $1.1 Million Loan
Campaign Cash

State Writes Off Shady $1.1 Million Loan

Convicted fraudster Ron Van Den Heuvel, a generous GOP donor, defrauded state agency.

Governor Walker Appoints Lon Roberts to the Public Service Commission
Press Release

Governor Walker Appoints Lon Roberts to the Public Service Commission

Mr. Roberts’ effective start date at the PSC will be March 6, 2017.

Public Service Commission Sharply Trims WPS’ Fixed Charge Request
Press Release

Public Service Commission Sharply Trims WPS’ Fixed Charge Request

State Regulatory Agency Grants Wisconsin Public Service only a $2 increase instead of the $6 requested

Murphy’s Law: State PSC Gives Huge Giveaway to Businesses
Murphy’s Law

State PSC Gives Huge Giveaway to Businesses

Electric ratepayers in one-half of the state will subsidize downtown Milwaukee businesses.

Whoops, We Changed Our Mind

Whoops, We Changed Our Mind

The Public Service Commission changes course and delays decision on who must pay utility costs for Milwaukee Streetcar.

Murphy’s Law: Scott Jensen’s Big Shakedown
Murphy’s Law

Scott Jensen’s Big Shakedown

Rep. Jon Richards was feeling a little lonely.