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.