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  • Note Regarding References to ORA or DRA: Until September 2018, Public Advocates Office was previously known as ORA or DRA - Office of Ratepayer Advocates or Division of Ratepayer Advocates. 



    The Public Advocates Office ensures that public utility ratepayers are well-represented before the Legislature by taking positions on bills, participating in committee hearings, and providing technical assistance to Senate and Assembly offices.


    Matthew Marcus, Program and Project Supervisor, Governmental Affairs

    Phone: (916) 327-3455
    Fax: (916) 327-1599
    e-mail: matthew.marcus@cpuc.ca.gov



    Tara Dias Andress, Legislative Advisor, Governmental Affairs
    Phone: (916) 503-9524
    Fax: (916) 327-1599
    e-mail: tara.andress@cpuc.ca.gov

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