AUSTIN—The Texas Public Policy Foundation extends its congratulations to Bernard McNamee, former director of the Foundation’s Life: Powered initiative, on his confirmation as FERC commissioner.

“I, along with my colleagues at the Foundation, am thrilled to congratulate Bernie McNamee on his confirmation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,” said TPPF’s Executive Director Kevin Roberts. “Bernie is a highly qualified professional who fairly considers all sides and will serve the American people faithfully in ensuring reliable access to energy. TPPF looks forward to working with FERC and other federal agencies and departments to ensure a free market for all of America’s robust and abundant energy sources.”

The Senate confirmed McNamee as FERC commissioner on Thursday, Dec. 6. President Trump nominated McNamee in early October.