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Matthew Watkins, Texas Tribune

Matthew Watkins, Texas Tribune

Matthew Watkins is the managing editor for news and politics for The Texas Tribune. Before becoming an editor, he worked as a reporter at the Tribune, The Dallas Morning News and The Eagle in Bryan-College Station. He earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University.

COMMENTARY

Analysis: Grief. Horror. Inaction. Texas mass shootings follow a numbing script

By: - May 25, 2022

Mass shootings in Texas have become so common, they begin to collectively feel familiar. But each lands with fresh horror. The sniper who climbed a tower 56 years ago at the University of Texas to gun down students introduced the state to the threat. The massacre of 23 at a Walmart by a gunman targeting […]