Governor Wolf announced that he is nominating David Sweet to serve on the Public Utility Commission.
“I am pleased to nominate David Sweet to serve as commissioner on the Public Utility Commission,” said Governor Wolf. “David’s expertise in finance law, his knowledge of state government and economic development, and his depth of work on energy issues makes him an important fit for the PUC.”
“It is imperative for our economy to harness Pennsylvania’s abundance of energy resources and to ensure we have the infrastructure in place to further develop the natural gas and other energy industries,” the Governor continued. “Additionally, David’s government experience will be an asset to the PUC, especially in helping consumers.”
This nomination comes just a day after Governor Wolf and various Pittsburgh officials asked the PUC to reduce a massive fine against Uber.
Sweet has been part of the Wolf Administration since April 2015. He served as State Representative for the 48th district from 1977 to 1988 and was Ed Rendell’s campaign manager during his successful run for Governor in 2002.