Aug. 23 — That might sound like a windfall, but the average household’s monthly savings of $1.44 is the equivalent of a cup of gas station coffee. However, the corporate tax rate cut from 35 percent to 21 percent would significantly benefit large, energy-intensive businesses like oil refineries along the Gulf Coast.
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.