Judd Marshall watched with a grin last August as middle school students celebrated the first day of school by throwing wads of paper at each other — a brief exercise in chaos allowed by their teacher. The young superintendent of Mount Pleasant ISD in Northeast Texas planned to visit all eight campuses that day, a yearly tradition.
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.