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Winter Storm 2021

Winter storm could cost Texas more money than any disaster in state history

Lawmakers and analysts say it is too soon for an exact estimate, but the financial damage from the storm has left state lawmakers scrambling to account for the storm in the middle of the 2021 legislative session.

The Texas Capitol during the winter storm on Feb. 16, 2021.

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