Texas: The Issue Is - State Rep. Chris Turner discusses gun control measures, Uvalde response
In this edition of "Texas: The Issue Is", state Rep. Chris Turner speaks with FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski about the state of the debate on gun control in the Texas legislature.
Uvalde school shooting victims honored across Texas one year later
May 24, 2023, marked one year since a gunman murdered 19 students and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School. The community of Uvalde, and people across Texas, remembered and honored the lives of the victims.
1 year after Uvalde shooting, Texas moves closer to having armed guards in all schools
If House Bill 3 passes, Texas will provide funding for public and private partnerships to help protect the youngest students with armed officers providing school security.
1 year after Uvalde, Texas shooting, investigation of police response continues
Wednesday marks one year since the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, in which a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers. A criminal investigation over the hesitant police response is still ongoing.
Gov. Abbott calls for flags at half-staff, moment of silence on anniversary of Uvalde school shooting
Flags should remain at half-staff through sunset on Wednesday, May 24.
Advocates push for more gun safety as Texas legislative session comes to a close
A group of advocates is pushing for more gun safety as the legislative session draws to a close. This comes one day before the anniversary of the Uvalde school shooting at Robb Elementary School.
Uvalde marks one year since deadly Robb Elementary mass shooting
19 students and two teachers died on May 24, 2022, making the Uvalde mass shooting the deadliest at a U.S. grade school since Sandy Hook and the deadliest in Texas history.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims prepare for one year anniversary
The Uvalde community will gather together on Wednesday, May 24 to remember the 21 lives that were taken one year ago.
City of Uvalde cancels council meeting ahead of Robb Elementary shooting anniversary
No city-sanctioned events are planned for the week of May 24, and the Tuesday, May 23 city council meeting has been canceled.
Bill to raise purchase age for certain assault-style rifles passes House committee
Two Republicans, Rep. Sam Harless from Spring and Rep. Justin Holland from Rockwall, joined the committee's Democrats voting for the bill on the last day possible for the bill to move out of committee.
Texas: The Issue Is - Rep. Moody discusses HB 3 after it passed through Texas House
This week, the Texas House overwhelmingly passed HB3, putting an armed officer, security guard, or district staff member on every campus statewide.
Parents of Uvalde school shooting victims advocate for 'common sense gun laws'
Parents were at the Capitol advocating for "common sense gun laws," including House Bill 2744, which would raise the minimum age to purchase a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21.
Texas House advances bills focused on school safety, including HB 3
HB 3 would put an armed security guard, armed police officer, or armed employee on every public school campus in Texas.
Texas school safety bill leads to fierce debate in House
House Bill 3 calls for a police officer, school security officer, guardian or district employee to be armed on every campus in Texas.
City of Uvalde names new assistant police chief
This change in command structure comes after the failed police response on the day of the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims ask Texas lawmakers to consider gun reforms
It's been almost a year since the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde. Some parents and relatives of the victims came to the Texas Capitol Tuesday, April 18 hoping lawmakers would consider some kind of gun reform.
Families of those lost to gun violence call for action at 5th annual March for Our Lives rally
Parents and young advocates are fighting for Senate Bill 145, a bill to raise the minimum age to purchase an assault weapon.
Gun reform bill passes Texas Senate on unanimous vote
The bill, which passed the Senate on a unanimous vote, was designated as an emergency item by Governor Greg Abbott. It brings Texas in line with the bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which Congress passed last year.
Texas congressman who broke with GOP is censured
The censure illustrates the intraparty fights that still flare in America’s biggest red state even as Republicans celebrate 20 years of having full control of the Texas Legislature and every statewide office.
Governor Abbott gives 2023 State of the State Address
Gov. Greg Abbott went on to list seven emergency items for the 2023 legislative session.