By Joselyn King, The Weirton Daily Times
WHEELING, W.Va. — The Northern Panhandle’s newest senator says she will focus on school security when she gets to Charleston next month.
State Sen.-elect Laura Wakim-Chapman, R-Ohio, expresses a concern for both students and veterans, and she thinks the two groups can work well together.
Wakim-Chapman wants to propose legislation that would place military-trained veterans in school buildings alongside the prevention resource officers already on duty.
“The biggest thing I plan to propose is a school security bill,” she said. “It would include hiring veterans to take care of security in our schools. Both veterans and police would be there to assist (if a security incident were to happen…