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Energy Deregulation Has Cost Texans $22 Billion Over the Past Decade

Energy Deregulation Has Cost Texans $22 Billion Over the Past Decade
In 1999, the Texas Legislature deregulated electric companies in certain areas of Texas, promising that this would lower rates for consumers. However, it appears that this promise was not entirely accurate. According to the report, "Texans living in deregulated electricity areas paid about $22 billion more in the last decade than they would have under a regulated system."
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Ken Cuccinell's Slippery Slope of Corruption: Oil and Gas Edition

Ken Cuccinell's Slippery Slope of Corruption: Oil and Gas Edition
In his brief time in the national spotlight, Attorney General of Virginia and Republican candidate for Governor Ken Cuccinelli is no stranger to scandal. Next up on his defense docket? Explaining why staff from the Attorney General's office was assisting two energy companies embattled in lawsuits against the people of Virginia.
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