- Saturday, January 17, 2015
HARTFORD — An advisory panel charged with looking at public safety in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting agreed on January 16 to include in its final report a recommendation to ban the sale and possession of any gun that can fire more than ten rounds without reloading.
- Thursday, January 15, 2015
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet Friday, January 16, at 9:30 am, at the Legislative Office Building.
The commission is Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s 16-member panel of experts tasked with reviewing current policies and making specific recommendations in the areas of public safety, with particular attention paid to school safety, mental health, and gun violence prevention.
- Tuesday, January 6, 2015
HARTFORD — Projected state budget deficits and an aging transportation infrastructure are among the key challenges Connecticut lawmakers are expected tackle when they convene the new legislative session.
Expanding jobs, reining in consumer electricity costs and overhauling domestic violence restraining orders are among some other big tasks also on tap.
- Thursday, November 20, 2014
Newtown officials and spokespersons for state agencies involved with supporting both immediate victims and survivors of 12/14 responded to queries by The Newtown Bee following testimony last week by two surviving families to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The 16-member panel appointed last year by Governor Dannel Malloy is tasked with reviewing current policies and making specific recommendations in the areas of public safety.
- Saturday, November 15, 2014
The information being related Friday morning in the C.H. Booth Library meeting room could very well have represented keynote remarks for a symposium on handling victims of mass casualty disasters.
But it came with tears, hand-holding, fleeting video images of happy, dancing children, and the often wrenching testimony of several parents whose children were murdered on 12/14.
- Thursday, November 13, 2014
Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet on Friday, November 14, at 9:30 am. The commission announced on November 12 that it will be in the lower meeting room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown.
- Friday, October 24, 2014
HARTFORD (AP) — The panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of 12/14 is expected to hear this morning from the parents of two children who were killed.
The parents making presentations to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are Neil Heslin, the father of Jesse Lewis, and Nelba Marquez-Greene, the mother of Ana Marquez-Greene.
Gov Dannel P. Malloy created the 16-member advisory commission to make recommendations in areas including public safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.
- Thursday, September 18, 2014
The governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has heard testimony from an array of experts on school security, mental health, and gun violence prevention in the past year and a half, but none spoke more authoritatively on the impact of sudden chaos on the orderly life of a community than Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra. She addressed the panel last Friday.
- Friday, September 12, 2014
First Selectman Pat Llodra and School Superintendent Joseph Erardi, Jr appeared before Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Friday, September 12, at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
In addition to receiving presentations from the panel’s Mental Health Working Group, Safe School Design and Operations Working Group, and Law Enforcement Working Group, Mrs Llodra and Dr Erardi, each provided testimony, touching on a wide range of subjects related to Newtown’s recovery efforts post 12/14.
- Thursday, September 11, 2014
HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet on Friday, September 12, at 9 am, in hearing room 2A of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
In addition to receiving presentations from the panel’s Law Enforcement Working Group, Safe School Designs and Operations Working Group, and Mental Health Working Group, the agenda includes a presentation by Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra and Newtown Superintendent of Schools Dr Joseph Erardi, Jr.