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03/07/2016 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week with Lifeline Event in Hillsborough County

TALLAHASSEE — Celebrating this year’s theme “Your Information Destination,” the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will host an event on Wednesday, March 9, to help Tampa residents learn more about their consumer rights and how they can save money.

During the 18th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 6-12, PSC staff will make presentations throughout the state, showing Florida residents how to save money through energy and water conservation and how to apply for the Lifeline Assistance telephone discount program, if they qualify.

The NCPW event time and location is below:

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
9-11 a.m.
Trinity Cafe
2801 N. Nebraska Ave.
Tampa, FL

NCPW is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions.  Visit the NCPW’s website at

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