Irony Alert: Senator Craig Estes tried to amend SB 212 to strip out one of the ethics provisions. Estes was highlighted in the Texas Observer article “Lifestyles of the Corrupt and Elected.”
The bill will change the RRC name to Texas Energy Resources Commission. I rather liked the other suggestion Texas Department of Oil and Gas — “T-DOG,” because as Senator Rodney Ellis said, “In a lot of ways, the agency has become a lapdog.”
Texas Railroad Commission Bill Passes Senate
MAY 2, 2013 | 3:24 PM
BY KATE GALBRAITH, TEXAS TRIBUNE
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By the final vote, they may be stripping. I’m not watching that.
WCGasette recently posted..We Will Not Forget West, Texas.
Renaming the PIG wil make no difference.
Flo B says