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As millions of Texans endured days without power and water, experts and news organizations pointed to unheeded warnings in a federal report that examined the 2011 winter storm and offered recommendations for preventing future problems. (via @TexasTribune )

Pres. Biden tells Texans that "FEMA is providing millions of gallons of water and millions of meals, direct assistance to uninsured homeowners to repair the damage burst pipes caused to millions of homes across the state.”

Last week’s blackouts left millions of Texans without power or clean water. After similar events in 1989 and 2011, a federal report laid out simple steps Texas could take to protect its grid, but the state did little in response.

"I got to say, Orlando is awesome! It's not as nice as Cancun...but it's nice." Sen. Ted Cruz joked at #CPAC  about his much-criticized trip to Cancun last week while millions of Texans were without power during a deadly winter storm

A 2011 snowstorm left millions of Texans powerless, and federal authorities stated energy producers failed to adequately “winterize” equipment. 10 yrs later, @ERCOT_ISO  is still failing to “protect the electric grid from uncontrolled, cascading outages.”

Texas lawmakers will hold hearings Thursday to investigate last week’s power outages that left millions of Texans shivering in the cold as a a freezing winter storm knocked out huge portions of the state’s electric supply for days.

Target announced it will donate $750,000 to help Texans recover after last week’s winter storms that left millions without electricity and water.

Multiple board members are resigning after millions of Texans were left without power, some even freezing to death, during the winter storm last week.

At least 80 students in the Texas State Technical College Electrical Lineworker Technology program got some real-life work experience during the state’s recent unprecedented winter storm that knocked out power to millions of Texans.

In ERCOT's first meeting the historic winter storm, the director of the board acknowledged the “pain and suffering” that millions of Texans experienced during prolonged power outages — then resigned along with five other board members.


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Millions of Texans are facing their third day without electricity, while more snow and ice are expected to sweep across the South and East U.S. in the coming days. The latest:

As millions of Texans went without power and water, Gov. Greg Abbott told residents to call 311 and use Google to find resources. The only problem: Many people didn’t have internet access or cell service.

“But to the purveyors of the big lie—Republicans like Greg Abbott and his friends on Fox News—this very real and acute suffering is just a vehicle for their political objectives,” says @chrislhayes  of the GOP blaming the Green New Deal as millions of Texans freeze.

A disaster is unfolding in Texas. "It has been a brutal night for millions of Texans across the state," with 4 million customers without power in frigid temps, @edlavaCNN  reports on @NewDay 

D Senators blocking emergency assistance to American workers. Markets will tank tomorrow and along with it the savings of millions It’s incomprehensible that in the midst of a national crisis Democrats have chosen to block this bill. Texans need help now #stopthegames 

Today I met with @realDonaldTrump  and energy leaders to advocate for the millions of Texans and Americans whose jobs depend on a vibrant energy sector. With oil prices and energy demand declining, our energy producers need access to capital now.

This idiotic stunt is costing Texans millions of dollars and putting lives at risk. @ABC , every Democratic candidate participating in the debate tonight should be asked about whether or not they support such reckless behavior.

In the last two years, we've seen 4,000,000 new jobs all across this country. We've seen bonuses and pay raises. We've seen the pensions of millions of Texans going up. Let's #KeepTexasRed : #TXSen  #CruzCrew 

Deeply disappointed in DNC disparaging my wife & millions of Texan’s heritage calling Latinos taco bowl engagement.

Too late Bob, I ain’t rollin! Hopefully nobody is...even though I’m not a Texans fan, I’m from Houston and this irks me...and millions!