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Winter Storm 2021

Just one Public Utility Commission member remains after another resignation in aftermath of winter storm

Shelly Botkin's departure comes a week after the commission's chair, DeAnn Walker, also stepped down.

Power lines along a row of homes in South Austin. Many residents experienced power outages due to the winter storm that rolled through Texas. Feb. 16, 2021.
PUC Commissioner Shelly Botkin.

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