Florida Senator Rick Scott is pushing the Senate to take up his school safety bill

Published: May. 26, 2022 at 1:17 AM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCJB) - In the wake of the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, Florida Senator Rick Scott is pushing for the Senate to take up his school safety bill.

Scott’s Luke and Alex School Safety Act would create a federal clearinghouse on school safety to standardize best practices for preventing tragedies.

The bill is co-sponsored by Senator Marco Rubio.

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Meanwhile, North Central Florida congressman Al Lawson is calling for gun reform.

Saying in a statement quote “I am asking my republican senate colleagues, if not now, then when will they pass common-sense gun safety legislation.”

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