Monday, February 22, 2021

Following Gov. Abbott's attempts to blame recent catastrophic power failures on renewable energy, TPJ finds that the oil and gas industry is Abbott's No. 1 contributor. It supplied 19 percent of the $87.3 million that Abbott raised since January 2017. Electric utility interests contributed more than $1 million more, with contributors who specialize in renewable power supplying just a trickle of that money.