March 28 — Receiving the award is “unseemly, but it’s in keeping with what we expect from the Railroad Commission,” said Adrian Shelley, the director of the Texas office of Public Citizen.
The agency is “widely known as a captive agency,” he said.
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.