public-service corporation


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n public-service corporation a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Public-service corporation A corporation, such as a railroad company, lighting company, water company, etc., organized or chartered to follow a public calling or to render services more or less essential to the general public convenience or safety.
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In literature:

During the long heyday of Ma Bell, the Bell employee corps were nurtured top-to-bottom on a corporate ethos of public service.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The Public Service Corporation of New Jersey also comprised a large political power in city and state politics.
"The Age of Big Business" by Burton J. Hendrick
Under our laws the right of a public service corporation to occupy the public streets is based upon a franchise from the city.
"The Boss and the Machine" by Samuel P. Orth
The business deals that are trade with the public service corporations.
"The Machine" by Upton Sinclair
We do not want a public-service commission at the behest of a private street-railway corporation.
"The Titan" by Theodore Dreiser
The public service corporations in the large cities have already reached the stage of being recognized natural monopolies.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
It was at one time owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad; then it was owned by the Public Service Corporation.
"The New Freedom" by Woodrow Wilson
This important branch of the public service is entirely in the hands of a corporation domiciled in Holland.
"The Transvaal from Within" by J. P. Fitzpatrick
The same thing is true of patented articles and of monopolies granted to public service corporations.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
The corporation of bakers was organized, and made more effective for the service of the public.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various

In news:

The state Public Service Commission recently commended The Dunkirk and Fredonia Telephone Company and Cassadaga Telephone Corporation for "Providing Excellent Service Quality" during 2011.
The New York State Public Service Commission recently commended The Dunkirk and Fredonia Telephone Company and Cassadaga Telephone Corporation for "Providing Excellent Service Quality" during 2011.
They beat back attempts to force a direct refund to ratepayers when Central Vermont Public Service Corporation is sold.
The Kansas Corporation Commission is accepting public comments in the Kansas Gas Service rate case through Oct 31.
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Public TV stations cannot use federal funds to support new digital services that run commercials, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's board of directors agreed last week.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) board has unanimously adopted a fiscal year 2004 operating budget of $386 million to support the services of more than 1,000 local public stations.
NEW JERSEY— Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has renewed its lease at 80 Park Plaza, which has served as the company's corporate headquarters since 1978.
Sheriff's Office corporal honored with Distinguished Public Service Award.
The Arizona Legislature is considering HB2789, which significantly increases government regulation by requiring every rule the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) makes that affects "public service corporations" (a.k.a.
Global strategy and technology consulting firm AIM has expanded its services to public and private sector organizations through its corporate portal.
Performs corporate filings, document retrieval, national registered agent services, public record searches, corporate compliance, and other services for businesses of all types and sizes.
Sentry Technology Corporation announced the successful installation of 8 QuickCheck patron self-service kiosks at the Omaha Public Library.
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The Shumaker Public Service Corporation will begin flushing water line s on Monday, Oct 1, beginning in Highland Industrial Park.