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Uvalde school shooting

Sen. Roland Gutierrez, who represents Uvalde, says it’s a “slap in the face” to be left off committee responding to shooting

Gutierrez, a Democrat who has been critical of the state’s response to past shootings, said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick also snubbed state senators whose districts were affected by shootings in El Paso and Santa Fe.

State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, whose district includes Uvalde, interrupted a news conference held by Texas Governor Greg Abbott at Uvalde High School, three days after a gunman killed nineteen children and two adults in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School, on May 27, 2022.

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