The reality is the oil and gas industry is like many other segments of the economy: Hardworking men and women who depend on their jobs to provide for their families, send their kids to college and make ends meet. And while other segments of the economy drive economic growth and opportunity, the oil and gas industry here in Texas provides not only incredible job opportunities, but also tremendous revenue to state and local governments and to our school system.
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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.