Katya BandouilTexas Newsroom Legislative Fellow
Katya Bandouil is a 2021 legislative fellow for The Texas Newsroom. She has interned at Austin Monthly, Austin Woman, and the Texas Capitol. Katya is also the social media editor at the University of Texas at Austin's student publication, The Daily Texan. Katya is studying international relations, journalism, and French. She is expected to graduate in 2021.
The first hearings are set to take place Thursday.
State Sen. Carol Alvarado of Houston released a letter urging the Public Utility Commission of Texas to approve only residents of Texas to fill ERCOT board vacancies. North Texas State Rep. Jeff Leach is filing a bill requiring ERCOT board be residents of Texas.