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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The rolling chain of events behind Texas blackouts

A state senator says a chain reaction of problems involving the state's coal and gas plants appeared to be the cause — and wind plants were having trouble too. So far no blackouts have been ordered today.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Commentary What’s up with Fraser and Rose?

GUEST COMMENTARY by DAVE COLLINS Senator Troy Fraser and Representative Patrick Rose have really been cranking up the volume in their attack on the PEC. At the August PEC Board meeting they denounced the Board – one which,...

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Commentary: ‘Irresponsibility and lack of transparency’ at PEC

In this guest commentary, State Rep. PATRICK M. ROSE argues for legislation forcing electric cooperatives to abide by open meetings laws.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

‘Outrage’ over PEC settlement with its former law firm

STATE REP. PATRICK M. ROSE writes, "This action by the legacy directors is consistent with the tactics used by Bennie Fuelberg, the former general manager, to hide information from the members and employees."