Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Sen.Hwang: An Opportunity to Make CT Schools Safer

State Senator Tony Hwang

The threats of violence we have seen against schools in Newtown, Fairfield and across Connecticut highlight the need to strengthen our laws in this area.

Tomorrow, March 2, a public hearing will be held on Senate Bill 246, An Act Concerning the Zero-Tolerance Safe School Environment.

The proposal would increase the penalties for when a threat involves a preschool, K-12 school or an institution of higher education.

The public hearing starts at 1 p.m. at the Gen Re Auditorium, University of Connecticut, 1 University Place, Stamford.
To testify via email:
  1. Click here to submit your testimony on why you support this bill.
  2. Testimony can be brief and personal. Include your name and town.
To review the full bill text:
Please spread the word about this opportunity, and thank you!

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