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Mike Lee

Covers:  energy regulation; energy companies, oil& gas, pipeline industry, hydraulic fracturing, state and local government
Doesn't Cover: entertainment

D-FW reporter for @eenewsupdates. I cover the energy biz and the state governments that shape it. Email me at mlee@eenews net.

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Award winning writer covering energy and general assignments with a focus on Texas.

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@MikeLeeFW — 648 followers, 2,648 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

RT @PatrickSvitek: Um wow. A woman allegedly sent an explosive package to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, which Abbott himself opened. It didn…

Nov 21, 2017

Never letting a crisis go to waste, @GovAbbott suspends environmental regulations in the wake of #HurricaneHarvey. @CorbinHiar via @EENewsUpdates https://t.co/5QVcljrpGM

Nov 21, 2017

RT @bencasselman: In which Dolly Parton's disaster-relief efforts in Gatlinburg, Tenn., provide a test of Universal Basic Income. cc…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @edward_klump: In Energywire: @MikeLeeFW and I examine the tussle between #Texas and the White House over disaster funding -- https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060067043 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Only in high school and my first years of college. I've never written a news story on a typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

Social media makes it easier for stories to find an audience, but it also contributes to the fragmentation of the marketplace,

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Jack Burden, the reporter-turned-political operative in "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren.