Category: State News

Taking Child Eyes Off Violence

STATE — Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Raymond Lesniak to help parents limit their children’s exposure to violence in the media was approved Monday by the Senate as part of a comprehensive Democratic gun safety plan. The proposal would require the Department of Education to develop an informative pamphlet for schools to distribute to the parents of all their students.

Senate Approves Gun Safety Bills

STATE – The state Senate on Monday approved ten bills that are part of a comprehensive package on gun safety, including measures that will help keep weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, crack down on gun trafficking, improve reporting and tracing of illegal firearms by law enforcement and find ways to reduce violence and improve school safety, among other actions.