Senators hold press conference on school safety legislation

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KCRG-TV9 News Staff Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) is hosting a press conference on the STOP School Violence Act, along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Steve Daines (R-MT), Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK).

The bill has 35 cosponsors, including 15 Democrats. They expect more people to cosponsor the act later this week.

Joining the Senators were Kyle Kashuv, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and Ryan Petty, the father of Parkland student Alaina Petty, who was tragically killed in the recent shooting.