Last session the Texas Legislature voted for a review of theRailroad Commission of Texas, the agency that regulates the oil and gas industry. Yesterday, a Texas Sunset Commission charged with the review voted on seven recommendations put before them. So, which changes did the Sunset Commission approve, and which did it deny?
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.