The City of San Marcos provided three San Marcos C.I.S.D. school buses as warming centers for residents needing shelter from the cold in February. Lawmakers are trying to prevent another power grid failure like the one that occurred during last month's deadly winter storm. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune
Texas lawmakers want to prevent another power crisis. But the legislation doesn't go far enough to do that, critics say.
Both the Texas Senate and House have written bills that attempt to prevent another massive power failure in extreme temperatures.