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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick calls for spending $50 million to buy bulletproof shields for school police

Patrick said he wants police in as many Texas schools as possible to have bulletproof shields before the fall. He’s asked other state leaders to move around money in the state budget to make it happen.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick sits down at a press conference at Uvalde High School on May 25, 2022, in Uvalde. A gunman killed twenty-one people after a high school student opened fire inside Robb Elementary School on Tuesday where two teachers and 19 students were killed.

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