• Obama to Give Congress Plan on Gun Control Within Weeks (The New York Times): "President Obama declared Wednesday that he would make gun control a 'central issue' as he opens a second term, submitting broad new gun control proposals to Congress no later than January and committing the power of his office to overcoming political opposition in the wake of last week’s school massacre."
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• More school districts file safety plans (Austin American-Statesman): "As of noon Wednesday, almost two dozen of nearly 80 non-compliant school districts across the state have filed their state-mandated safety plans. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Monday that 78 districts had not submitted summaries of their emergency plans — like the ones that would be in effect if an incident similar to the Newtown, Conn. shootings were to occur."
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