Sept. 21 — McIntyre was likely to face questions about FERC Chief of Staff Anthony Pugliese, who critics say should step down over political statements and emails he wrote lauding far-right politicians. The chairman has defended Pugliese and was joined Thursday by Mike McKenna, the former head of President Trump’s Department of Energy transition team.
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.