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Texas Legislature approves bill to ban residential wholesale electricity plans — the first major winter storm bill sent to the governor

Time is running out on a slate of other bills lawmakers are considering that stem from February's deadly winter storm.

Lisa Chumley, a second-grade teacher in Dallas, received a bill of over $11,000 from Griddy for less of a week of electricity. Griddy charged $9 per kilowatt through the days of the winter storm, leaving many Texans with extremely high charges.

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