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Mayor Sylvester Turner Testifies Before the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee, Oversight Subcommittee

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner is testifying before a U.S. House subcommittee looking into the failure of the Texas power grid today.

Turner is urging Congress to help local communities prepare for the next disaster by making sure rolling blackouts never happen again as he speaks to the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. He plans to tell federal officials that climate change must be considered a factor when working to secure the Texas power grid.

The congressional hearing can be found online here.

Mayor Sylvester Turner | Press Release

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