News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

Houston Chronicle: West Texas rancher pours $2 million into Sarah Stogner’s underdog campaign for statewide oil and gas board seatMay 17 — Ashley Watt, who owns a 75,000-acre ranch in the Permian Basin, is helping bankroll a substantial TV ad buy in the final two...
News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

News Round-Up: April 2-April 8

CW39 — Texas PUC adopts new ‘Middle Mile Broadband’ rule to help bring internet access to unserved areasApril 3 — This week, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted unanimously to pass the Middle Mile Broadband rule, aiming to increase internet access in unserved...
News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

KUT: Texas power grid, energy sectors facing elevated Russian cyber threats during war in Ukraine March 31  — Russian hackers have been probing Texas’ energy infrastructure for weak points in digital systems that would allow them to steal sensitive information or...
News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

News Round-Up: March 12-March 18

Politico: Blackouts on the Texas ballot March 14 —  The state experienced a winter storm last month that was viewed as a potential test for the new measures put in place. But experts contend it wasn’t as strong as the 2021 storm and couldn’t fully test the...
News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

News Round-Up: March 5-March 11

Texas Tribune: Texas lawmakers back U.S. ban on Russian oil imports and call for increased domestic production March 8 —  Texas Republicans spent much of Monday demanding nearly unfettered drilling and pipeline usage across North America — policies Biden officials...