Connecticut’s Senators advocate for Mental Health Reform Act Friday

- FILE - U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (left) and Richard Blumenthal (right) (WTNH)
- FILE - U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (left) and Richard Blumenthal (right) (WTNH)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Both United States Senators from Connecticut were in Hartford Friday to push for the Senate to take action to pass the Mental Health Reform Act.

Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy spoke in Hartford Friday urging the Senate to pass the Mental Health Reform Act. The bill has already passed the house, and calls for increasing access for mental health services around the country.

Mark Barden, the father of Sandy Hook victim Daniel Barden, is in support of the changes, and he also took part at Friday’s news conference.

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