Job descriptionOne of a three-person commission that oversees the Railroad Commission, a Texas state agency. Term is six years.
Duties
  • Regulates the oil and natural gas industry, pipelines, gas utilities, and coal and uranium surface mining.

  • Responsible for enforcing federal laws related to these industries.

  • Note: although it was originally created to do so, the Commission is not responsible for regulating railroads.

Annual salary$137,500

Candidate Q&A

Chrysta Castañeda
Website: https://chrystafortexas.com
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Democrat
James “Jim” Wright
Website: http://wrightfortexas.com
Email: info@wrightfortexas.com
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Republican

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