Kolkhorst files legislation protecting Texans against electricity price gouging March 03, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints AUSTIN - Following last week’s winter storm and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) power grid failure State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has taken action and filed SB 680 to clarify that electricity is a necessity during a declared state of disaster. “Working nonstop last week and hearing the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!