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PUC’s Nelson picked to lead national panel

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Vice Chairman Chris Nelson has been selected to serve as chairman of a national committee of utility regulators charged with analyzing and impacting telecommunications policy, trends and best practi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NELSON: When phones stop working

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Making a long distance telephone call should be a “given.” Unfortunately, that is not the case in much of rural America, including South Dakota. Continue Reading

GOP’s Nelson wins seat on SD utilities commission

November 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Chris Nelson has been elected to a new term on the panel that regulates grain warehouses and natural gas, electric and telephone utilities in the state.
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Dems mount agressive campaign for PUC

November 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The race for 2 seats turns increasingly testy as election looms.
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LETTER: Leadership of Fiegen, Nelson needed on South Dakota PUC

October 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PUC Commissioners Chris Nelson and Kristie Fiegen have fought hard for South Dakota families and consumers, standing up to corporate utility providers and federal regulators in order to keep household utility costs affordable.
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PUC’s Nelson: Federal policies will raise electric, phone bills

May 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Tighter regulations on coal plants, loss of telephone “universal service fund” will raise prices, he says. Continue Reading

Chris Nelson new chairman of PUC

January 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The leadership of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission was transferred this week to new chairman Chris Nelson after a vote among the three commissioners. Continue Reading