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Hundreds of millions of dollars in Texas agricultural products could be at stake if the U.S. enters into a trade war with China. But Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said China’s threat of increased tariffs will ultimately benefit Texas farmers.

From Texas Standard:

Texas has been on the nation's front pages since the school shooting at Santa Fe, south of Houston. Now, after an unprecedented three days of roundtable discussions with experts, school administrators and others, all eyes are on Gov. Greg Abbott’s just-released proposal to curb gun violence in Texas schools.

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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.