NY PSC, Verizon Take Heat Over Wireline Service Plan

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 3:31 PM EDT) -- Common Cause and other groups waded into a fight Thursday over whether regulators are adequately policing Verizon New York Inc.'s handling of service requests from more than 5 million wireline customers, sharply criticizing the Public Service Commission and the telecom giant.

Common Cause, AARP New York, the New York Public Interest Group and other groups piled on after a report by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ripped a "deeply flawed" determination by the commission that 92 percent of Verizon's wireline customers in the Empire State "are not in...
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