News/Talk 95.1 & 790 KFYO logo
Get our free mobile app

Friday on The Chad Hasty Show, District 83 Representative Dustin Burrows joined the program to talk about the widespread power disaster in Texas in the wake of this week's historic winter storm, and to share his thoughts on plans for Lubbock to join the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).

"It's clear as day that we have problems. Texas is about to have hearings, we deserve answers, we deserve to come up with solutions to find out what we need to make sure this does not happen again," Burrows said.

Burrows and Hasty also discussed reports that during the storm, the ERCOT electrical grid was just moments away from a total collapse. Burrows said that if that had occurred

We would not be able to get the grid back on line, from what we're hearing, for months to maybe a year. It would have been devastating.

Listen to the entire interview with Representative Dustin Burrows in the video above. 

The Chad Hasty Show airs weekday mornings live, from 8:30 to 11:00 A.M. on News/Talk 95.1 FM and 790 AM KFYO, as well as from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. every weekday evening on the Texas Townsquare Media Network. You may also listen to the show live online at, on the fantastic, free and easy to use KFYO App, all Alexa-enabled devices using the KFYO Skill, as well as on Google Home devices. You may follow Chad on Twitter: @ChadHastyRadio, Instagram:, Snapchat: @ChadHastyRadio. Much more information about Hasty, as well as his extra-show content and commentary may be found at Be sure to tune in daily to KFYO and check our website for the latest news and commentary, follow KFYO Radio on Twitter: @KFYO, and subscribe to KFYO's YouTube channel. 



More From News/Talk 95.1 & 790 KFYO