- Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10:01 am
HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy on March 17 announced that he is selecting Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson to serve as the state’s Under Secretary for Intergovernmental Policy, a position that will be responsible for the streamlining the delivery of targeted state investments into urban communities and regions in order to maximize their output and extend those improvements across surrounding areas.
- Thursday, March 12, 2015
When Governor Dannel P. Malloy accepted the final report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission last Friday, the occasion called for both solemnity and congratulations for the depth and scope of the panel’s 277-page report and its long list of recommendations. Even though the report has been released more than two years after the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School, the 16 members of the commission presented it with a sense of urgency, noting there has been, on average, one school shooting every week since 12/14.
- Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:03 am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy accepted the final report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Friday, somberly and profusely thanking its 15 members while offering no support for further restrictions on firearms and ammunition.
The commission’s findings and recommendations, including a call for significant investments in an “underfunded and fragmented behavioral health system,” comes as the legislature considers deep budget cuts proposed by Malloy.
- Friday, March 6, 2015
A screen shot from CT-N shows Governor Dannel P. Malloy as he makes final remarks to his Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, which completed its work Friday, March 6, nearly t2½ years after it convened. The panel issued its final version of a report not only recounting the events of December 14, 2012, but issuing myriad recommendations for improving school safety, mental health systems and other measures designed to help prevent the type of incidents and outcomes Newtown experienced on 12/14.
- Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:48 am
HARTFORD — Parents’ rights organizations from across Connecticut, including homeschoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Believing their parental rights are at risks, the various groups have joined forces to form the new Parental Rights Coalition.
- Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:09 am
HARTFORD (AP) — The panel of experts reviewing the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown is officially wrapping up its work after two years.
Members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are scheduled to finalize their report to Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Friday. The group of experts released a 256-page draft report in early February, calling for new gun control measures, detailed school building standards, and a new approach to mental health care.
- Thursday, February 19, 2015
- Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 5:26 pm
The February 12 release of a draft report of Governor Dannel Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has come one day ahead of a meeting where the panel was scheduled to vote on its formal release.
- Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 8:45 am
HARTFORD (AP) — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter’s mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering his fascination with guns as he grew increasingly socially isolated.
- Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 9:01 am
HARTFORD – The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet on Friday, January 30, at 9:30 am, in the hearing room 2B of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.