Badly bruised in an election that saw fossil-fuel-friendly Republicans take control of the Senate and expand their majority in the House, climate-action proponents looked to a scattering of local votes in Texas and a few other states for reasons to hope.
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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.