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Gov. Greg Abbott has agreed to debate Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez in September, but what about other Republicans holding statewide offices?

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One of Gov. Greg Abbott’s initiatives for reducing school shootings and promoting gun safety taps into an unlikely source: the gun industry. The governor’s office has provided a $1 million grant to a Newtown, Connecticut-based advocacy group to promote their gun storage education program throughout Texas.

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Teacher groups are cautiously optimistic about Gov. Greg Abbott's recommendations to improve school safety and mitigate the threat of another school shooting. But researchers say these proposals might add more in-class stress to the educators they're meant to support.

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released a list of legislative priorities concerning school safety he’d like to see accomplished during the 2019 legislative session.

Gov. Greg Abbott’s office plans to present on Wednesday his set of proposals to keep schools safe and secure from future school shootings.

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A San Antonio man scheduled to be executed this month is asking the governor for clemency.