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Utilities Law Lawyers In Roby Texas

Roby is a city in and the county seat of Fisher County, Texas, United States. The population was 673 at the 2000 census. Roby is the home of Steve Carriker, a Democratic former member of both houses of the Texas State Legislature.

What is utilities law?

Public utilities provide electric, gas, water or telephone service to customers in a specified area. Utilities have a duty to provide safe and adequate service on reasonable terms to anyone who lives within the service area on without discriminating between customers. Because most utilities operate in near monopolistic conditions, they can be heavily regulated by local, state, and federal authorities. Generally, the local and state agencies are called Public Service Commissions (PSC) or Public Utility Commissions (PUC). Municipal Utilities and Rural Electric Cooperatives may be unregulated though.