The Texas Coalition for Affordable Power supports the low-income discount program and calls for the remaining money in the System Benefit Fund to be used for that purpose. The money was collected from ratepayers to help needy ratepayers, and spending it on any other purpose would be to break a covenant with Texans.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.