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Winter Storm 2021

Gov. Greg Abbott intervened to put a positive spin on Texas' power grid

He's been heavily involved in positive public messaging about the grid’s winter readiness, but the data aren't rosy — and experts fear the grid could fail if there's another winter storm.

Snow at the Capitol in Austin on Feb. 15, 2021.

2022 opponents use grid failures to attack Abbott

Dictating the message

After public promise, Abbott met with energy CEOs 

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