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Texas Legislature Gets Back In The Saddle

The 84th session of the Texas Legislature convened on Tuesday, Jan. 13 and while a majority of the state legislators are veterans of previous sessions, there are many new faces in Austin this year. For the first time in a decade, we have a new governor and lieutenant governor. (Indeed, there are new faces populating every major statewide office.  Read more


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Texas Legislature Gets Back In The Saddle
January 22nd

The 84th session of the Texas Legislature convened on Tuesday, Jan. 13 and while a majority of the state legislators are veterans of previous sessions, there are many new faces in Austin this year. For the first time in a decade, we have a new governor and lieutenant governor. (Indeed, there are new faces populating every major statewide office.  Read more


Regulating Internet Access as a Public Utility Would Cost Consumers Billions a Year
December 2nd

Pocket books in Texas will take a significant hit if access to the Internet is reclassified as a public utility. With Title II regulations in place, American consumers could see their costs for wireline and wireless communication access increase by $15 billion a year, according to an analysis released today. If regulated as a public utility, any company that provides  Read more


1930s-Era Regulations for the Internet Spell Disaster for our Economy
October 21st

Technology has been a formidable force in the Texas economy. In the past, tech entrepreneurs didn’t pay much attention to public policy and were quick to state their focus on building their businesses. The federal government, under a wise bipartisan approach, had made the correct decision to allow Texas’s innovators to do just that, without  Read more


TEP’s Chelsea McCullough featured in the Austin American-Statesman
October 20th

This special to the Austin American-Statesman was published on October 18, 2014. Technology has been a formidable force in the Texas economy. In the past, tech entrepreneurs didn’t pay much attention to public policy and were quick to state their focus on building their businesses. The federal government, under a wise bipartisan approach, had made  Read more



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