Media Advisory
November 25, 2012
Contact: Mandy Morton
(512) 463-0103
State Senator Robert Nichols invites you to an Electricity Town Hall & Annual Meeting with the Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel (OPUC)

AUSTIN, Texas — This Tuesday, November 27th, Senator Robert Nichols will co-host the Office of the Public Utility Counsel's (OPUC's) Annual Meeting and Electricity Town Hall in Lufkin, Texas.

OPUC is the state agency that represents consumer interests for homeowner, renter and small business utility ratepayers in electric and telephone proceedings before appropriate regulatory entities. OPUC's professional representation helps to ensure just and reasonable utility rates and meaningful customer safeguards. OPUC also provides information and assistance to utility customers statewide to help reduce energy bills and usage and locate bill payment assistance when needed.

Senator Nichols is bringing OPUC's Public Counsel & staff to Lufkin to discuss:

  • Shopping for retail electric providers in the Texas competitive electric market & how to reduce your costs
  • Energy efficiency & ways to reduce electricity use
  • Local payment assistance programs available in Angelina County

Please bring your electric bill with you & staff will review for important information that may affect your per month cost.

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 5:30-7:00pm
Location: Lufkin City Hall, Room 202 (Above the Council Chambers)
300 East Shepherd Avenue
Lufkin, TX 75901
Phone: (936) 634-8881
Note: Due to other activities in the area, attendants should look for signage directing them to designated parking at city hall for the OPUC meeting.