Brazos Electric Power Cooperative filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in a Houston federal courtroom Monday, citing protection of their customers and member cooperatives from exorbitantly high electric bills caused by last month’s unprecedented winter storms.
The drug, known as bepridil, is used to treat a heart condition called Angina. The team’s leader, Texas A&M Department of Chemistry Professor Wenshe Liu, says it received FDA approval back in the 1990s. If bepridil eventually receives authorization to treat COVID-19, it would be only the second FDA-approved treatment for the virus along with Remdesivir.
Brazos Electric is the wholesale power supplier for its 16 member-owner distribution cooperatives and one municipal system, including the Brazos Valley’s Mid-South Synergy – Navasota and Navasota Valley Electric Franklin.
The Gulf War Statue commemorates the conflict that took place in the Middle East from 1990-1991 where coalition forces fought the Iraqi Armed Forces after invading Kuwait. Sunday’s dedication ceremony marked the 30th anniversary of the war’s end after Iraqi forces were defeated.
While first-dose shots continue to be administered inside the Brazos Center for the first half of the week, a drive-thru will be set up in the back parking lot for second doses. Brazos County COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force Chief Jim Stewart says this is to avoid confusion between people coming in for different doses.
Committees in both chambers met to find out what led to statewide electrical blackouts in the face of last week’s unprecedented weather event. Chairs and executives of industry stakeholders testified to provide lawmakers a full picture of what happened.