The Government Relations team serves as the agency's primary liaison with elected officials and government agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. The team works closely with elected officials on how legislation could impact the Public Utility Commission of Texas' regulatory duties and responsibilities, and to implement legislation that becomes law. They also assist elected officials and government entities with constituent services.
The team advises PUCT leadership on legislative and policy strategy to strengthen and enhance the PUCT's regulatory oversight of the electric, water and telecom industries. This includes preparing legislative recommendations and budget requests for agency operations.