The Texas Railroad Commission, for decades a steppingstone to higher elective office, should change its name, says the staff of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
The reason is that the Railroad Commission, though founded in 1891 during a populist wave to keep railroads from gouging farmers on freight rates, no longer has anything to do with railroads.
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