The death toll from the Texas electricity grid collapse in February is estimated at 700.
On the Today's News: At the time of this writing, the Senate had not yet voted on the creation of an independent investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection – an investigation that Republicans are promising the filibuster and one that would likely be several of the voting Republican Senators asked to testify. "Non-partisan" infrastructure plans continue to go nowhere. And the Texas electricity grid collapse earlier this year appears to have caused far more deaths than the state government originally claimed.
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