AFP Supports SCR 27: Testimony by Peggy Venable

May 05, 2015J

Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee Hearing May 5, 2015 Peggy Venable Testimony on SCR 27 Thank you all for the opportunity to speak today. My name is Peggy Venable and I am Senior Policy Fellow for the Texas chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost free-market advocacy group, with more than 2.3 […]

Texas is No 1 Again

September 16, 2014J

This time, Texas tops the 50 State Index of Energy Regulation issued by the Pacific Research Institute. The index does not include federal regulations as all states must comply with those, but only includes state regulations. States can regulate utilities, gas stations, motor vehicle fuels and the level of energy consumption. However, regulations are changing in response […]

Why Energy Costs Are Going Up

September 15, 2014J

The Energy Research Institute has issued a new compilation of the 109 federal actions & regs issued during the President Obama Administration that will drive up costs & access to affordable, reliable energy. The Executive Acted: Obama’s Roadmap to Expensive Energy chronicles some of the actions President Obama has taken to increase energy prices and to […]