Senate's power plant buying spree would cost $8 billion more than early estimates
The LCRA hires lobbyists and is written into SB 6, entering the sweepstakes for $18 billion in taxpayer and ratepayer money
When conversations picked up this year about the rebirth of the “Berkshire Hathaway bill” of 2021 — the then-$8 billion plan from Warren Buffett’s financial giant for the state build 10,000 megawatts of rarely used gas plants — rumors flew that the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) was working behind the scenes to get a piece of the action.
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