News release from Mayor Bill Finch:
Mayor Bill Finch will join Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra to introduce Vice President Joe Biden at a conference on gun violence to be held on Thursday at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.
“I’m very honored to stand together with First Selectman Llodra to introduce the Vice President at tomorrow’s gun violence conference at WestConn. I want to applaud the bold steps President Obama and Vice President Biden are taking to enact the most sweeping changes in gun legislation in more than 40 years. The tragedy in Newtown touched everyone’s hearts. Now is the time to demand a plan that will make our children–in the suburbs and on the streets of our cities safer. Thank you to Senators Blumenthal and Murphy and Rep. Esty for their leadership in putting together this important program focusing on reducing gun violence, and mental health and school safety initiatives.”