Texas House members have filed bills over the past week designed to protect consumers and strengthen Texas' electric grid after hearing roughly 30 hours of testimony from officials from the Public Utility Commission, ERCOT and representatives from power companies.
In response to the Public Utilities Commission ignoring Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's request to reverse its decision to overcharge customers by roughly $16 billion, Patrick asked Texas Governor Greg Abbott to intervene.
(The Center Square) - Texas lawmakers rolled out legislation that would prohibit and penalize social media companies from censoring Texans on their platforms.
High fire danger returns Wednesday, while concerns about a strong winter storm in Colorado for the weekend are increasing.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a warning Tuesday about an elevated risk of wildfires in several regions of Texas that could last through Thursday.
Fire danger continues in southern Colorado, while snow is in the forecast for later in the week.
Fire danger continues for southeast Colorado Monday and Tuesday.
The governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they were rescinding their statewide mask mandates and allowing restaurants and other businesses to return to 100% capacity in early March.
Trump and Biden spar over border policy.
The Board of Directors of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, ERCOT, which manages Texas' grid, fired its CEO, Bill Magness, after millions of people were left without power for nearly a week during February's winter storm.