Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The second in a series of reports called Captive Agency exposes deep conflicts among Texas Railroad Commissioners.  The latest report reveals that two thirds of the three current commissioners' campaign war chests were provided by the oil and gas industry.  The report takes a deep dive into Commission Chair Wayne Christian’s personal financial statements revealing potential conflicts of interest. The report also details campaign contributions received by the commissioners while deciding particular cases.

The Captive Agency reports propose a number of pro-consumer reforms.