Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate
Tanya J. McCloskey

Tanya J. McCloskey
Acting Consumer Advocate

Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate
555 Walnut Street
5th Floor Forum Place
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1923

Phone: 717-783-5048 or toll free 800-684-6560
Fax: 717-783-7152

Email: consumer@paoca.org

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The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate was established by the General Assembly in 1976 to represent the consumers of Pennsylvania in matters involving their utility service.
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Testimony of Tanya J. McCloskey Regarding Variable Rate Plans (pdf), April 10, 2014.

Testimony of Tanya J. McCloskey Regarding Variable Rate Plans (pdf), April 1, 2014.

Testimony of Tanya J. McCloskey Regarding Variable Rate Plans (pdf), March 20, 2014.

Important Information if You Are Considering a Variable Rate Offer for Your Electric Generation Service.

Attorney General Kane concerned with spikes in consumer electricity bills this winter. She asks Pennsylvania Consumers to send complaints and documentation promptly. (Read Press Release)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate (OCA) is seeking a legal intern to begin work in the summer of 2014. Applications will be accepted from students who will be entering their second or third year in the fall of 2014. (Read more)

Testimony of Tanya J. McCloskey Regarding Update on Electric Competition and Consumer Choice (pdf), January 23, 2014.

Testimony Of Tanya J. McCloskey before the Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Committee, Regarding House Bill 1608 (pdf), November 11, 2013.

Consumer Tip

Beginning October 21, 2013, customers in the 570 area code region requesting new service, an additional line, or in some cases, moving their service may be assigned a number in the new 272 area code. Because a new area code is being implemented, customers in the existing 570 area code will be required to dial ten digits (the area code plus the seven digit number) in order to complete local calls.  Attention Consumers in the 570 Area Code

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