Remembering Sandy Hook
WASHINGTON, DC – Four years after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, meaningful mental health reforms are now law. President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law yesterday, which included mental health reforms spearheaded by Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA).
The reforms are based largely off Chairman Murphy’s bill, H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which was introduced after the tragedy in Newtown.
“Innocence was shattered on a cold day in Connecticut four years...