Public Utility Commission reauthorized. The Senate passed Senate Bill 661 to continue the Public Utility Commission. It is a bill that might not affect you, unless you happen to use water, telephones or electricity.
As the Senate author of the legislation, I wanted to make sure we keep a consumer focus in the bill.
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.