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Winter Storm 2021

Analysis: After statewide power outages, Texas lawmakers reconsider an ounce of prevention

Power outages during a winter storm have the Texas Legislature considering remedies — and a flaw in their response to a previous storm.

Gabriel Martinez shovels debris from burst pipes at an apartment in downtown Dallas. Texans across the state are now working to recover from the winter storm that left many people dealing with repairs and water issues.

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