Last week, the Mississippi Public Service Commission voted unanimously to no longer allow utility companies to charge customers for expenses related to private or corporate jets.
Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley stated that these expenses should not be the responsibility of customers.
“It’s a shame and a disgrace that utility companies would charge their customers for private, corporate jets and all the costs of operating them. I refuse to allow the customers to fund their luxurious lifestyles. If they want a corporate jet, they can pay for it themselves out of their own pockets,” said Commissioner Presley.
Presley said the idea was first proposed in 2018 in an effort to protect customers from unreasonable costs on their bills.