The El Paso City Council on Tuesday authorized City Attorney Sylvia Borunda Firth to continue representing the city’s formal opposition to the Texas Legislature’s proposed House Bill 1535 that focuses on utilities.
The bill, which electric utilities in Texas support, creates a mechanism for them to impose rate increases before a rate increase is approved.
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