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Qwest earned too much, Montana complaint says
Business Briefs
Rocky Mountain News
Friday, October 6, 2006


Qwest Communications has earned millions more than Montana regulators authorized, charges a complaint filed by a legislator running for Montana's utility board and by two dozen other telephone customers.

The complaint submitted to the Montana Public Service Commission by a group led by Democratic legislator Ken Toole, of Helena, claims Qwest's earnings during the past five years exceeded its authorized profit by $85 million.

Rick Hays, Qwest's Montana vice president, responded that the rates are fair and that the commission approved and examined the rates.

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