On Aug. 1, 1966, the first mass shooting on a U.S. campus happened in Austin, Texas. A new novel imagines what it was like for the victims.
Bill Would Permit Spending $500,000 On Memorial For Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots
“The actual location where they perished, we felt it should be a site that should be preserved in the future,” Fann said. “As I’ve said before the thought of building a water tank or a house on that site somehow just seems wrong in so many ways.”
Fann’s bill would also create a committee to help develop concepts for the memorial, which needs to be kept low-key to keep it from impacting neighboring homes. The measure now moves to the floor of the House.