After more than 30 minutes of at times brutal debate, the Florida Senate reconfirmed Public Service Commissioner Lisa Edgar despite expressed concerns that she sides with utilities more often than consumers.
The Senate voted 26-13 to give Edgar another four years on the panel, which regulates utilities and approves utility rates. The longest-serving current commissioner on the panel, she was first appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush in 2005 and reappointed by Govs. Charlie Crist and Rick Scott.
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