Barry Smitherman http://hppr.org en Texas Elections 2014: Texas Railroad Commission is an Important Race http://hppr.org/post/texas-elections-2014-texas-railroad-commission-important-race <p></p><p>In the next state election, Texas has important choices to make.&nbsp; One of the most significant races in terms of state impact, is also one of the most unknown and unnoticed <strong><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/09/25/will-texas-railroad-commission-race-draw-spotlight/?utm_source=feedly">according to The Texas Tribune</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 22113 at http://hppr.org Texas Elections 2014: Texas Railroad Commission is an Important Race Texas Attorney General Candidate Does Not Believe in Global Warming http://hppr.org/post/texas-attorney-general-candidate-does-not-believe-global-warming <p></p><p>Barry Smitherman, the head of Texas’ oil and gas drilling regulatory agency, does not believe in global warming according to a recent piece by <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2013/07/25/head-texas-oil-and-gas-regulator-questions-climate-change/"><strong>State Impact Texas</strong></a>.&nbsp; Smitherman says before dismantling the electrical power generating fleet, there should be certainty about the role of CO2.&nbsp; Mon, 29 Jul 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 19375 at http://hppr.org Texas Attorney General Candidate Does Not Believe in Global Warming