Hunt’s camp argues that the tax savings would draw more investment in Oncor and make for a healthier company in the long run — potentially lowering bills for ratepayers.

But a host of critics — including consumer advocates, lawmakers and the commission’s staff — objected to the idea, calling it a massive transfer of wealth from ratepayers to investors.

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