When residents of a Fort Bend County subdivision spoke to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission about cancer in their neighborhood, the commissioners seemed sympathetic but a bit flummoxed. What would you like us to do? one commissioner asked.
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.