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Senate Passes Romney-Backed Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

By a vote of 65-33, the Senate passed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act—legislation to bolster public safety and prevent tragedies before they occur, including through substantial investments in mental health, school safety, and state-led crisis intervention programs. U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) was part of a bipartisan group of 20 members to sign on to the proposal on June 12.

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