Johnny Mack Morrow http://apr.org en Ala. House Won't Override School Safety Bill Veto http://apr.org/post/ala-house-wont-override-school-safety-bill-veto <P>The Alabama House has voted to uphold Gov. Robert Bentley's veto of a bill to allow teachers and other school personnel to train as reserve sheriff's deputies.</P> <P>The bill was a school safety measure by Democratic Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow of Red Bay. After training, the teachers could carry firearms in school as protection against shooting incidents.</P> <P>Morrow says law enforcement officials and educators in his northwest Alabama county had endorsed the measure.</P> <P>The vote Thursday to override the veto was 39-1. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:03:06 +0000 The Associated Press 26322 at http://apr.org Ala. House Won't Override School Safety Bill Veto Bill Would Let Some Ala. Schools Train Teachers http://apr.org/post/bill-would-let-some-ala-schools-train-teachers <P>Legislation has been prepared that would allow schools in a rural northwest Alabama county to train teachers and other school workers as reserve sheriff's deputies.</P> <P>Democratic state Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow of Red Bay said he is having advertised a local bill that would allow workers in Franklin County and Russellville city schools to receive training as reserve deputies.</P> <P>Morrow said teachers or other school workers would volunteer for the training. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:41:54 +0000 The Associated Press 23263 at http://apr.org Bill Would Let Some Ala. Schools Train Teachers