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New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer unveils bipartisan bill requiring schools to have silent panic buttons

Posted on AllSides July 28th, 2023
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New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer unveiled two bills in a new bipartisan effort to make schools safer.

Alyssa's Act would require silent panic buttons in all schools. New Jersey and New York already have similar laws.   

Lori Alhadeff, whose daughter Alyssa was born in Queens and killed in the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is among parents pushing for the legislation to pass. 

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