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09/10/2012 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC to Hold Lifeline Assistance Meeting in Tampa


TALLAHASSEE —  Florida’s Public Service Commission will host an information session on Wednesday, September 12 in Tampa for unemployed residents to learn about the Lifeline Assistance (Lifeline) discounted telephone program. 

This event highlights “National Lifeline Awareness Week,” September 10-14, which aims to raise awareness and increase participation in the Lifeline program.  Representatives will be available to explain recent Federal Communication Commission (FCC) changes to the Lifeline program and to sign up qualified residents.

The event will be held at the following time and location:

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
9:00 a.m. -  Noon
WorkForce Tampa Career Center
9215 N. Florida Avenue, Suite 101
Tampa, Florida

The FCC, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates are supporting this year’s National Lifeline Awareness Week, September 10-14.  For more information, visit www.floridapsc.com, www.lifeline.gov, and www.naruc.org.

Follow the PSC on Twitter, @floridapsc.



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