The Home Rule Amendment was adopted to the Texas Constitution in 1912, after, according to Frederick, Texans had suffered decades of state corruption and abuse of power during the Post-Civil War period. “By that time, they wanted as little centralized power as possible—this is the spirit that underlies our state constitution.”
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.