sandy hook elementary http://michiganradio.org en Sandy Hook's former superintendent and a Newtown police lieutenant will speak in Mt. Pleasant http://michiganradio.org/post/sandy-hooks-former-superintendent-and-newtown-police-lieutenant-will-speak-mt-pleasant-0 <p>A former Sandy Hook superintendent and a Newtown police lieutenant will share their experiences at the <a href="http://www.seplainstitute.org/">Schools, Educators, Police, Liaison Association (SEPLA) </a>conference&nbsp;in Mount Pleasant, June 18-20.</p><p>Both Janet Robinson, the former Sandy Hook superintendent, and Lieutenant Richard Robinson of the Newtown Police Department were involved in the emergency response to the tragic school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School this past December.</p><p>The conference is open to school administrators and emergency responders. In addition to guest speakers, the conference will offer training sessions and discussion groups.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:50:12 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 12849 at http://michiganradio.org Sandy Hook's former superintendent and a Newtown police lieutenant will speak in Mt. Pleasant Michigan women lobbying Congress on gun legislation http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-women-lobbying-congress-gun-legislation <p>Several Michigan women are on their way to Washington D.C. to lobby members of Congress for stricter national gun laws.&nbsp; They’ll be part of a major lobbying effort tomorrow.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>This week marks the three month anniversary of the Newtown massacre that left 27 people dead, including 20 children.</p><p></p><p>Linda Brundage is with the group Moms Demand Action.&nbsp; She says the group supports the Second Amendment, but it still sees room for new laws to ban assault weapons and limit the size of ammunition magazines.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:42:57 +0000 Steve Carmody 11647 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan women lobbying Congress on gun legislation A Michigan memorial procession for Sandy Hook http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-memorial-procession-sandy-hook <p></p><p>Steve Major doesn’t have a lot of time for breakfast these days.</p><p>“I actually had two Reese’s Peanut cups and um, a Mountain Dew,” he laughs, a little bashfully. “I had to meet for an interview at 8 o’clock and I’ve pretty much been up and running around since 6:30 this morning.”</p><p>A former law enforcement official and firefighter, Major now runs an emergency vehicle company. Lately though, he’s busy organizing a Michigan memorial procession for the victims of the Connecticut school shooting.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:58:51 +0000 Kate Wells 10501 at http://michiganradio.org A Michigan memorial procession for Sandy Hook