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Hudson Valley News
9:14 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

PSC Staff Responds To Rehearing Request From Utility Merger Opponents

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Staff of the New York State Public Service Commission has weighed in on whether the PSC should reconsider its approval of a utility merger in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Utility Merger Opponents Ask The PSC For A Rehearing

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Opponents of an approved utility merger in the Hudson Valley are asking the state Public Service Commission to reconsider its decision.

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Hudson Valley News
6:30 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

NYS PSC Approves Fortis, CH Energy Merger

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The New York State Public Service Commission Thursday approved a utility merger in the Hudson Valley. The $1.5 billion acquisition of the Poughkeepsie-based utility had its share of controversy in recent months.

And so went the Public Service Commission’s vote in favor of the acquisition by Canadian energy company Fortis Inc. of CH Energy Group, parent company of Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation. Supporters, including Barry Perry, vice president, finance and chief financial officer of Fortis, are gratified.

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Hudson Valley News
9:10 am
Thu June 13, 2013

PSC Has Fortis/CH Energy Deal On The Docket

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A proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley is on the New York State Public Service Commission agenda for Thursday.

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Hudson Valley News
9:52 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

CH Energy, Fortis Enhance Merger Proposal

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The companies involved in a proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley have offered enhancements to the merger proposal. Opponents say they are too little, too late. The controversial merger proposal has led both sides to pound the pavement to tell their sides of the story.

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Hudson Valley News
8:13 am
Mon May 20, 2013

IBEW And CHEG Negotiate New Deal

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POUGHKEEPSIE – Central Hudson and IBEW Local 320 have negotiated a new contract for utility workers, who would become employees of Fortis, Inc. should the buyout of CH Energy Group be approved by the State Public Service Commission.

State Assemblyman Kevin Cahill (D- Kingston) said it is a good deal for the workers, but the proposed purchase leaves a lot to be desired.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D- 18) is thrilled with the contract agreement.

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Hudson Valley News
12:55 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

Part Two With CH Energy, Fortis Executives On Proposed Merger

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There has been a brighter public spotlight lately on the proposed merger between Canadian energy company Fortis and Poughkeepsie-based CH Energy Group, parent of Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation. In response, top executives from both companies have been making the rounds, trying to allay concerns and separate fiction from fact. Here is part two of their interview with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

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Hudson Valley News
1:03 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

CH Energy CEO and Fortis CFO Discuss Proposed Merger

Barry Perry, Fortis (left) and Steven Lant, CH Energy Group (right)

The proposed merger between Canadian energy company Fortis and Poughkeepsie-based CH Energy Group, parent of Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation has sparked a lot of concern and opposition in the past few months. And now the top executives of each company have embarked on a public relations campaign to try and quell concerns.

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Hudson Valley News
7:59 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Execs Respond To Schumer Re: Proposed Utility Merger

Several elected officials have raised concerns over the past few months about a proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley. Among them is U.S. Senator Charles Schumer.  And now top executives of the two companies have responded.

The proposed merger between Canadian energy company Fortis and Poughkeepsie-based CH Energy Group, parent of Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, has stoked several flames of opposition to and concern about the union. Senator Schumer was in Newburgh and Poughkeepsie earlier this month, urging top brass at both companies to answer questions.

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Hudson Valley News
2:23 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

PSC Staff Thinks Evidentiary Hearing Is Unnecessary

The New York State Public Service Commission this week responded to a request for an evidentiary hearing regarding a proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley.

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