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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas Senate passes bill to give more teachers access to guns in classrooms

The bill needs a final stamp of approval from the Senate before it can head to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for his signature.

On The Mark Enhanced Tactical Training CEO Ray Dunn inside the Harrold ISD K-12 school where he teaches a gun training class for educators. The North Texas ISD was the first in the nation to arm teachers in 2007.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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