February Winter Storms Exposed How Many Texans Lack Homeowners Insurance, Researchers SayResearchers at the Texas A&M Real Estate Research Center say the February winter storms proved to be costly, and it also exposed how many Texans do not have homeowners insurance.
500K+ Texans Still Under Boil Water Advisories A Week After Deadly Winter StormsMore than half a million Texans are still under boil water notices, or have no water at all because of burst pipes, more than a week after a deadly winter storm moved through the state.
Power Outages, Burst Pipes... Potholes Now A Concern After Historic Texas Cold SnapRoad crews are watching for more potholes to open up in roads after the ice and snow expanded in cracks last week.
Deadly Winter Storms Could Be The Most Costly Disaster In Texas HistoryThe extreme winter weather could cost more than any storm in Texas history. The disaster is expected to exceed 2017 damages from Hurricane Harvey -- which cost the state $125 billion.
President Biden And First Lady Headed To Houston To View Winter Storm DamagePresident Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will visit Houston today to check on the state's recovery from the winter storms.
Record-Setting Texas Cold Wreaks Havoc On Aging Water SystemsThe sunshine is back and the snow and ice have melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze in Texas and other southern states, many communities are still grappling with getting clean water, or water service at all.
President Joe Biden Headed To Texas Friday To See Winter Storm DamagePresident Joe Biden and the First Lady are headed to Texas. The White House confirmed Tuesday the first family will travel to Houston on Friday.
District Attorney’s Office Issues Warning About Price Gouging After Texas Winter StormsThe Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office has issued an alert for consumers and a warning for businesses about price gouging.
IRS Gives Texans A Break After Winter Storms, Extends April 15 Filing Deadline By Two MonthsMore assistance for Texans, this time from the Internal Revenue Service, after a deadly winter storm left millions in the state without power and water.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Was In Utah After Deadly Winter Storm Caused Power Outages Across The StateAs Texas was devastated by a historic winter storm that left millions cold and in the dark, republican state Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, traveled to Utah for what a spokesman says were "previously scheduled meetings".
Texas-Based Electricity Provider 'Just Energy' Says Winter Storm Could Force It Out Of BusinessAn electricity and gas provider based in Texas, Just Energy, warned that the financial impact of the winter storm that moved through the state could force it out of business.
Ocasio-Cortez Raises Millions For Texas After Winter Disaster, O'Rourke Launches Wellness Check EffortCongresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has raised millions of dollars to help Texas after last week's deadly winter storm and former Representative Beto O'Rourke is spearheading efforts to reach those most in need.
Police In North Texas Drop Charges After Black Teen Jailed For Walking In Street During SnowstormA Black teenager in North Texas was arrested for walking home on a street during the winter storm and spent one night in a county jail. Now the misdemeanor charge against Rodney Reese has been dropped.
Why Are Texans Getting Sky-High Power Bills & What Is Wholesale Electricity Pricing?As of Monday nearly 16,000 Texans across the state were still without power. But when those residents join the hundreds of thousands who have had service restored they could be facing another crisis: astronomical electricity bills.
President Biden To Sign Major Disaster Declaration For Texas, Could Visit State As Soon As Next WeekPresident Joe Biden says he is making a major disaster declaration for Texas that will clear the way for more federal resources, and plans to visit the state at a time when he won't be interfering with the disaster response.