As Texas faced record-low temperatures and snow and ice made roads impassable, the state's electric grid operator lost control of the power supply, leaving millions without access to electricity. Please click here for a list of resources, including shelter, food, and water, if you are needing support.
On Tuesday, Austin City Council heard directly from taxpayers about a proposed change in government. While some worry it would give the mayor too much power, others say it would make the system more democratic. Read more here.
On Tuesday, Austin City Council agreed on ballot language for eight propositions, including camping ban. Read more here.
The slow start to the legislative session reflects the public declarations of goals from House Speaker Dade Phelan and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: There aren't any. Gov. Greg Abbott put his priorities in a State of the State address this week, but legislative leaders have been relatively quiet. Read more here.
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