This Week in South Florida: Tony Montalto

Some of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School families were instrumental in changing Florida law after losing their children in the mass shooting.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Sign sealed and delivered on Saturday was the bipartisan Safer Communities Act.

The gun safety provisions end decades of stalemate in Congress over how to stop the epidemic of shootings.

Some of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School families were instrumental in changing Florida law after losing their children in the mass shooting. They have been traveling to Washington D.C. during to push for this law.

Tony Montalto is one of them. His daughter Gina was among the 17 students and faculty killed in Parkland that day.

He joined This Week in South Florida hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney to discuss, and their conversation can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter. 

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."