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Congratulations to Jordan Williford!

The Texas Star Alliance family congratulates Jordan Williford on her new job!  As of today, Jordan is in Governor Abbott’s policy office handling a number of issues and state agencies, including the Employee Retirement System, […]

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Crisis Management: Build an Ark Before It Starts Raining

Dictionary.com defines crisis as “a stage in a sequence of events at which the trend of all future events, especially for better or for worse, is determined; turning point.”

A myriad of unforeseen crisis […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Ten Years Ago, I Was Right About Peak Oil. Today, I’m Still Right.

10 million barrels of oil per day: How do you like us now?

There I was, deep in hostile territory. Ten years ago, the Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, my boss, was speaking to […]

By |February 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Texas Senate Finance Committee evaluates the TERP

The Senate Finance Committee met January 30, 2018 to consider the following interim charge:

Review the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP) and its economic benefits to the state. Examine whether the state’s investment in TERP, […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

VW Settlement funds headed to Texas

Texas is poised to receive $209 million as its share of the Volkswagen (VW) State Environmental Mitigation Trust for violations of the Clean Air Act.

The VW Trust specifies that monies must be spent on […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments