Pennsylvania Utilities: How Are Consumers, Workers and Corporations Faring in the Deregulated Electricity, Gas and Telephone Industries?

Scott Rubin |

In the 1990s, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began deregulating basic utility services, including the electricity, telephone, and natural gas industries. This Reports and Briefing Papers presents preliminary data on whether deregulation has lived up to its promises. The paper focuses on the years 1994 to 1999, the period in which Pennsylvania conducted experiments in deregulation.