Turning over power on policy from any state to the federal government is already a controversial stance, but when it comes to energy policy there’s a lot at stake. Who knows your needs better than your local government? Particularly when it comes to affordable, reliable energy needs? Brydon Ross, Vice President of State Affairs for Consumer Energy Alliance thinks Missouri should take special care to understand the Senate Joint Resolution bill 34 (SJR 34).
“This legislation is an invitation to potentially wrestle control of the state’s energy market from PSC Commissioners, who are appointed by Missouri’s Governor and confirmed by Missouri’s State Senate, and hand it to distant officials at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under the guise of deregulation. We’ve all seen what happens when D.C. politics get involved in energy policy – it’s a recipe for gridlock and problems.”
Read more – The Missouri Times