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TCCFUI coordinates its advocacy efforts with other city coalitions, such as the Texas Municipal League. Here’s a list of some of those groups, as well as important governmental organizations.

City Coalitions

Texas Municipal League

The Texas Municipal League exists solely to provide services to Texas cities. The purpose of the League–Empowering Texas cities to serve their citizens. Since its formation in 1913, the League’’s mission has remained the same: to serve the needs and advocate the interests of its members.

Texas Coalition for Affordable Power

TCAP is a coalition of more than 170 cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.

Atmos Cities Steering Committee

The Atmos Cities Steering Committee is a permanent standing coalition of more than 150 Texas cities that has been authorized, through council resolutions, to represent the interests of municipal and residential consumers in gas utility regulatory matters. The ACSC supports safe service at fair prices.

Steering Committee of Cities Served by Oncor

The Steering Committee of Cities Served by Oncor is a permanent standing coalition of more than 140 Texas cities that has been authorized, through council resolutions, to represent the interests of municipal and residential consumers in electric utility regulatory matters. The CSO is not affiliated with the Oncor transmission and distribution utility.


Regulatory and Governmental Agencies

Public Utility Commission of Texas

The Public Utility Commission of Texas regulates the state’s electric, telecommunication, and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints.

Railroad Commission of Texas

The Railroad Commission of Texas was established in 1891 under a constitutional and legislative mandate to prevent discrimination in railroad charges and establish reasonable tariffs. It is the oldest regulatory agency in the state and one of the oldest of its kind in the nation.

Electric Reliability Council of Texas

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas manages the flow of electric power to 24 million Texas customers – representing about 90 percent of the state’s electric load. As the independent system operator for the region, ERCOT schedules power on an electric grid that connects more than 43,000 miles of transmission lines and 550 generation units.

Federal Communications Commission

The Railroad Commission of Texas was established in 1891 under a constitutional and legislative mandate to prevent discrimination in railroad charges and establish reasonable tariffs. It is the oldest regulatory agency in the state and one of the oldest of its kind in the nation.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

he Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydro-power projects.