Senator named to task force
Regional - posted Jan, 18 2013
State Sen. Tony Guglielmo (R-Stafford) has been named to special bipartisan task force on gun violence prevention and children's safety. Sen. Guglielmo, as ranking member on the Public Safety Committee will be overseeing the process as part of the working group focused on gun violence prevention. Democratic and Republican legislative leaders joined this week to announce the creation of the special bipartisan task force. The group, formed in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, will conduct a review of current law and make recommendations on a range of potential legislation to prevent gun violence, enhance school security and ensure the availability of mental health services in Connecticut. The task force will provide recommendations to Senate and House leadership with the goal of producing a bipartisan emergency certified bill in late February. The first full meeting of the task force was held on Jan. 18. Sen. Guglielmo represents the 35th district towns of Vernon, Ellington, Coventry, Stafford, Union, Eastford, Chaplin, Hampton, Woodstock, Willington, Ashford, Hampton, Pomfret.