President Biden May Visit Texas, Promises More Federal Aid As ERCOT Ends Emergency Operations Following Winter Storms"We're going to sign that declaration once it's in front of me and God willing, it will bring a lot of relief to a lot of Texans," said President Biden.
Gov. Greg Abbott Outlines Efforts To Get Texans Back On Track Following Winter Storms' ImpactThe winter storms knocked out power to more than 4 million Texans, but it is mostly back on now.
Texans Urged To 'Exercise Caution' With Unsolicited Calls, Texts Or Emails On Winter Storm ReliefThe U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas said Friday, it is on alert for fraudsters seeking to profit off of the extreme weather in Texas.
Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Write President Biden In Support Of Emergency Assistance For Texans“Despite the Governor’s swift action to mobilize state, local, and nonprofit resources, Federal action is necessary to protect the lives of Texans now and in the weeks to come," the letter said.
How Much Longer Will DFW-Area Store Shelves Be Nearly Empty Following Winter Storms?“I know it’s unnerving for customers when they come in the store and it doesn’t look like the grocery store they know and love,” said a spokesperson for Tom Thumb and Albertsons.
Winterizing Texas Power Plants Becomes Major Political Issue After Millions Left In Dark Without HeatGovernor Greg Abbott declared a new legislative emergency: He wants state lawmakers to require the winterization of the state's power system, and for them to provide funding to make it happen.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Says He Feels 'Betrayed' By Those Responsible For Power Failures"I feel betrayed by those who we depend on to keep the lights on in the city and across our state," Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said.
'ERCOT Failed': Texas Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order To Call For Investigation"ERCOT failed on each of these measures that they said they had undertaken. Texans deserve answers about why these shortfalls occurred and how they are going to be corrected..." Gov. Greg Abbott said.
Communities Stepping Up To Provide Food, Water To North Texans In Need Following Winter Storms, Power OutagesMost North Texans either don’t have water, are under a boil water notice or are being asked to conserve water.
'We Are Enduring An Absolute Catastrophe': Dallas Mayor's Disaster Relief Fund Accepting Donations“If you have the means, I encourage you to donate to the Mayor's Disaster Relief Fund and to any other reputable organizations seeking to help our local response and recovery efforts,: said Mayor Johnson.
ERCOT Says Power Able To Be Restored For Majority Of Affected Texas ResidentsNearly 500,000 residents are still without power after the Electric Reliability of Texas said Thursday morning that it made "significant progress" in restoration efforts.
ERCOT Continues Power Restoration Efforts For More Than 2 Million Texans Amid CriticismThe Electric Reliability Council of Texas said it hopes by Thursday, customers will face controlled outages for no more than one hour at a time.
Texas Gov. Abbott Orders No Exporting By Natural Gas Producers Through Feb. 21During an update on power and winter weather response efforts, Gov. Greg Abbott said he has ordered natural gas producers in Texas to not export through at least Feb. 21.
Dallas Community Creates Crowdsourced Spreadsheet For Help Finding Open Businesses In North TexasThe Dallasites101 community has created a crowdsourced spreadsheet for North Texans to find open businesses amid power outages and water issues.
ERCOT Says Best Case Is Short, Rotating Outages By Late Wednesday or Early Thursday"The best case... is that today or tomorrow we're able to at least get back down to the point where all the consumers are experiencing outages that are no longer than say 30 minutes to an hour..." Dan Woodfin of ERCOT said.