After Glick’s Departure, Biden Taps Phillips As Acting FERC Chairman

January 4, 2023
President Joe Biden has picked Willie Phillips (D) to serve as acting chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), tasking him to lead the panel that plays a key role in regulating the electricity and gas sectors but which now has an even partisan split following the departure of former Chairman Richard Glick. Glick left FERC at the end of the prior Congress because the Senate failed to confirm him to another five-year term. The agency announced Phillips’ selection...

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