LANSING, Mich. -
Snyder tells The Associated Press during an interview Monday that his public safety concerns have been heightened and "deserve extra consideration" following a mass shooting that left 26 people -- including 20 children -- dead at a Connecticut elementary school.
~Parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School students arrive at the school after shooting.~
The bill sent to the Republican governor by the GOP-controlled Legislature would allow someone who gets extra training to have a concealed weapon in a gun-free zone.
It also would put county sheriffs in charge of concealed-weapons applications instead of local boards.
President Barack Obama on Sunday pledged to seek change in memory of those ruthlessly slain by the gunman packing a high-powered rifle in Friday's mass shooting.
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