Texas governor addresses power failures

Gov. Greg Abbott signed two bills to address the fatal blackouts caused by severe winter storms.
2:21 | 06/09/21

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This close this session wasn't good news the parent. To prevent any other how. The future. Of the legislature pass. Comprehensive reforms to fix flaws. Though it's a power. Relief in the system than ever before. Wind sweeping report. Utilities commission. And the oversight by the railroad commission. There is improved in women. Fresh natural gas and transmission facilities. To better handle extreme weather. The road commission and hurt. None of us can spend these facilities. And that failure to weather arrives. Can result in penalties yeah million dollars. Also improved to prevent. A single parent general. From mesa. Communication and coordination. I also remember. State agencies are as close look at them they're booted up the extreme weather conditions as. Attitudes and those willing that was grid reforms. Was the Texas. First tour Texans. Power shortages. Is that everything that needed to be done. Don't fix the power. Next. The side. Two of the leading filled achieve these goals first. These days. Seconds.

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