Education

Connecticut Lawmakers Back Stricter Gun Control Laws

Mar 10, 2018
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A coalition of lawmakers, including Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., gathered alongside community activists at Bridgeport City Hall on Friday to call for increased gun control measures, including legislation that would ban bump stocks and ghost guns in Connecticut. 

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Town officials in Trumbull held a school security forum Thursday night in response to the attack in Parkland, Fla.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has unveiled a new school safety initiative.

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Long Island has seen an increase of threats against schools since the shooting in Parkland, Fla. The threats have resulted in lockdowns and heightened security for some schools.

Long Island Schools Add Armed Security Guards

Mar 1, 2018
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On Long Island, the Miller Place Union Free School District has added armed security guards at each of its four schools this week. They join many other local districts that have increased campus security after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, two weeks ago.

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