What’s happening in our state capital

By Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

On June 14th, we will commemorate the adoption of our country's flag with 13 stars and stripes to represent our nation and our founding colonies. With 50 stars in our current flag, our pride for our country stays strong.

Here are five things happening around your state this month:

1. Protecting Our Students

After the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School, Governor Greg Abbott held multiple roundtable discussions which included survivors from the Santa Fe and Sutherland Springs shootings, lawmakers, community leaders, law enforcement, educators, as well as gun rights and gun control activists. The purpose of these discussions was to determine the most effective ways the State can help prevent future mass shootings. From these meetings, Governor Abbott has released a 40 strategy plan for preventing future school shootings.

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