February 21, 2021 ☼ texas ☼ power-failure ☼ abbott ☼ price-gouging
Source: The New York Times - Link
“We have a responsibility to protect Texans from spikes in their energy bills that are a result of the severe winter weather and power outages,” Mr. Abbott, who has been reeling after the state’s infrastructure failure, said in a statement after the meeting. He added that Democrats and Republicans would work together to make sure people “do not get stuck with skyrocketing energy bills.”
I guess this experiment with deregulation is a failure.