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Forum on Sandy Hook Tragedy to be Held in Simsbury on Tuesday

Forum to be hosted by Rep. John Hampton and House Maj. Leader Joe Aresimowicz.

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Simsbury Speaks: A Community Forum in the Aftermath of Sandy Hook

Hosted by State Representative John K. Hampton & House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz

Do we need more school security? Is stronger gun control the answer? Are we doing enough to improve our mental health system?

These are just a few of the many questions that are being asked in the wake of the tragedy that occurred in Newtown on December 14, 2012.

This year, the CT General Assembly is addressing a multitude of proposed measures to prevent future events.

Representative Hampton invites residents to share their ideas, thoughts and concerns on these matters at a special forum on Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Apple Barn, 60 Old Farms Road in West Simsbury.

“I am pleased to offer this opportunity for constituents to add their voice to this critical dialogue. As we debate the issues in the state legislature, it is critical that I hear directly from Simsbury residents. I welcome and appreciate their input.”

For more information, please contact Rep. Hampton at 860.240.8500 or at john.hampton@cga.ct.gov

Robert Kalechman February 01, 2013 at 07:16 AM
John Hampton at it again trying to pass a law with out hearings there are not offical reports out not one. Where were these people in September 2012 When Simsbury had a Murder Suicide and a ophan left with out a Mother and Father Simsbury saw no Governor ,Senators or Chris Murphy No fund were collected by the town was it they had little money and new not one political offical and Simsbury and it democratic house had little time for two young lovers with trouble and little money at that time Simsbury's Finest moved right to the sound of the gun fire they did not hold back the showed no fear and put their life in harm.s way Lets stop the dog and pony shows and slow down the Simsbury elected official who have taken out gun permit and need more guns and gun laws who are they going to shot the people who elected then to Office or is it to cut off public speaking at their meetings It is time that Goverment both State and Local stop the Dog and Pony show to curry favor from Hartford and Washington D.C. who are they saving us from ourselfs please Robert H. Kalechman Candidate 16 state house district Simsbury

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