Triblive http://kut.org en Education Chief: Leave Gun Decisions to Districts http://kut.org/post/education-chief-leave-gun-decisions-districts <p>As Texas lawmakers have <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/villalba-allow-teachers-carry-concealed-guns">discussed adding more armed guards to campuses</a> or training staff members to carry weapons, Education Commissioner Michael Williams <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/01/10/triblive-williams-on-guns-in-schools/">told the Texas Tribune</a> that it’s a good discussion for lawmakers to have, but he would like to see some local discretion.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 22:23:15 +0000 Laura Rice 6141 at http://kut.org Education Chief: Leave Gun Decisions to Districts Video: Sen. Dan Patrick Responds to E-mail Fight with Sen. Carona http://kut.org/post/video-sen-dan-patrick-responds-e-mail-fight-sen-carona <p>A public battle between two Texas Senators doesn&#39;t appear to be ending anytime soon.</p><p>State Senator <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/dan-patrick/" style="background-color: initial; ">Dan Patrick</a><span style="background-color: initial; ">, R-Houston, and state Sen. </span><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/john-carona/" style="background-color: initial; ">John Carona</a><span style="background-color: initial; ">, R-Dallas had their heated e-mail exchange <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/texas-senate/texas-senate/private-fight-turns-public-texas-senate/">leaked to the media</a> earlier this week. The correspondence,&nbsp;</span>obtained and published by the political news website, <a href="http://www.quorumreport.com/">the Quorum Report</a>, showed Patrick accusing Carona of spreading rumors that Patrick and his wife were splitting after decades of marriage.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 14:28:19 +0000 Ben Philpott 4215 at http://kut.org Video: Sen. Dan Patrick Responds to E-mail Fight with Sen. Carona