Legislative committee considers nominee for Delaware Public Advocate

Governor Markell’s nominee to become the next Delaware Public Advocate is being considered today by the State Senate Executive Committee. 


Michael Sheehy has been deputy Public Advocate since 2008.  The position involves representing rate-payers in rate cases involving public utilities such as electricity, water and communications.

The position of Public Advocate has been vacant since Arthur Padmore retired at the end of last year.

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Sheehy has previous experience in the telecommunications field, and was deputy director of the Public Service Commission.

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