Olton withdraws from consideration to head the PUC

PROVIDENCE – Laura S. Olton has withdrawn her name from consideration to chair the R.I. Public Utilities Commission, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s office confirmed Tuesday. Olton submitted a letter of withdrawal to Raimondo’s Chief of Staff Brett Smiley Monday. Olton, who lived in Wellesley, Mass., did not initially meet the position’s requirement of being an…

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