Governor Nixon has appointed Robert Kenney, of St. Louis, to head the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Kenney has been a commission member since 2009. As chairman he replaces Kevin Gunn, who resigned.
The Public Service Commission regulates utility companies in the state.
Governors appoint the members of the five-member commission and the chairman.
Kenney is an attorney. Before joining the PSC, he was chief of staff for Attorney General Chris Koster. When Nixon was attorney general, Kenney specialized in consumer protection cases.
– Bob Hamilton, KMOX News