The 86th Texas Legislature ended on Memorial Day, but most of the effects won’t be felt for a few more months.
Mental health proved one of the most prevalent topics of discussion.
In February, Gov. Greg Abbott declared mental health an emergency and called for more student screenings. He cited the Santa Fe High School shooting in May 2018 as an example of why school safety plans should be formed.
“Mental health issues are not just confined to our schools,” he said in his State of the State address. “They touch our entire society.”
By Morgan Howard • [email protected]