Nice work if you can get it

06 Feb

When Martin Cohen was appointed head of the Illinois Commerce Commission, the regulatory body that oversees utilities in the state, he joined a very small fraternity.

Cohen took the post in September 2005 pending confirmation by state lawmakers, becoming only the nation’s eighth utility commissioner since 2004 to have a background as a consumer advocate. In his former role as executive director of the Citizens Utility Board, he had been a harsh critic of the state’s big power companies.

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