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Houston Utility Reaping Windfall

A monopoly electric utility that has lobbied for less stringent oversight reaps windfall profits. It also says it wants another rate increase in 2015.

Report: Electric Complaints Rise in 2014

In many areas of Texas, consumers can switch if they are dissatisfied with their electric service. But even still, complaints from electric consumers are on the rise.

Reader Mail: Bill Discounts to Expire?

Is it true that the state will soon discontinue its bill assistance program for low-income Texans? And if so, are there low-income programs that can take its place?