July 20 — Collins is now asking for help after a program that used to help her, ran out of funds and came to an end. Collins used to get assistance through a program called Lite Up Texas, but that program ended in August 2017.
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.