State leaders negotiate $145 million after school shooting

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, left, and Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appear in these file images. (AP Photo)

AUSTIN, Texas — House Speaker Dade Phelan and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have taken the unusual step of beginning negotiations in public on state spending in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting last month. It began with Gov. Greg Abbott commending Phelan and Patrick on Monday afternoon for the quick work of their respective … Read more