Comments for: Committee shoots down bill that would allow school staff to be armed

Posted May 15, 2013, at 10:01 p.m.

AUGUSTA | In another emotionally charged vote, the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee voted down a bill Wednesday that would have allowed some public school workers to carry concealed handguns. The bill, LD 1430, offered by Sen. David Burns, R-Whiting, would have left the decision to local …

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