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.
Sen. Ted Cruz Headed To Mexico After A History Of Criticizing Politicians For Vacationing During CrisisBackground research shows Senator Ted Cruz, who is facing backlash for traveling to Mexico as a deadly winter storm ravages his home state of Texas, has repeatedly criticized politicians who vacationed or took part in leisure activities during times of crisis.
US Needs To Brace Itself For More Deadly Storms, Experts SayThe deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities.
Winter Storm Will Be 'Largest Insurance Claim Event In History' Says Insurance Council Of TexasThe Insurance Council of Texas is also asking all Texas residents to pack some patience right now as agents are dealing with all claims -- homeowners, business and auto.
'Trying To Save As Many As Possible,' Thousands Of Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles Rescued In TexasResidents, some of whom lack heat or basic amenities in their own homes due to the unusually chilly weather, have been rescuing cold-stunned sea turtles.