Uvalde families press urgency after California shootings
Families of the 21 victims killed in a Texas elementary school shooting last May gathered Tuesday at the state capitol in Austin to renew their calls for tighter assault weapon restrictions, just days after three separate shootings in California left 24 people dead.
Group of Latino lawmakers demand DPS to provide Spanish-language information on Uvalde school shooting
U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro of San Antonio and four other Latino members of Congress sent a letter Friday to Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw requesting all information regarding the Uvalde school shooting be provided in Spanish as well as English.
‘Texas is failing’: State teachers association says current security measures not enough in wake of Uvalde shooting
In the wake of the Santa Fe High School shooting in 2018, Texas lawmakers passed two bills in the 86th legislative session to increase campus security and teacher training. One was Senate Bill 11.