Christi Craddick was unanimously elected as chair of the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry.
During the Railroad Commission’s Tuesday morning meeting in Austin, commissioners David Porter and Ryan Sitton elected Craddick as chair.
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.