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Kevin Brannon and Matt Welch

Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation

Working to advance clean energy with free market solutions that bring job creation, technology advancement, innovation, and a cleaner environment. #txenergy

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Conservatives continue to lead the way on clean energy issues

Successful clean energy efforts in Texas have largely been and will continue to be the result of strong conservative Republican leadership.  In 1999, while still Governor of Texas, George W. Bush signed legislation that deregulated the state’s power market and set the state on a path to becoming a leader in generating electricity from carbon-free electricity.  That policy has now become a national model and roadmap for economic success.