is a senior at the University of Texas at El Paso and the spring Washington reporting fellow. He has worked as a business reporting intern at the San Francisco Chronicle, a multimedia reporting intern at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and an editorial intern at El Paso Inc. Bryan was the editor-in-chief of The Prospector at UT-El Paso and editor of the Tejano Tribune at El Paso Community College.
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Texas sustained between $45 and $50 billion in damage and economic loss from the storm, according to AccuWeather. So far, people in more than 100 counties can begin applying for federal assistance. Full Story
Green energy has been a political punching bag for Texas Republicans like Gov. Greg Abbott throughout the winter storm. Experts say that politicians never take responsibility for natural disasters when it comes to preparedness. Full Story
U.S. Reps. Marc Veasey and Michael McCaul sat down virtually with The Texas Tribune to discuss last week’s destructive snowstorm and how Texas can move forward — plus, what leadership in Washington should look like. Full Story
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