Lawmaker on Facebook during gun control debate

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)-- State Senator Beth Bye is responding to critics who say she was being disrespectful during one of the public hearings at the Capitol, earlier this week.

She was on Facebook and there are photos that have been making the rounds online. The shots were taken during Monday's hearing on proposed changes to the state's gun laws.

Senator Bye says she wasn't doing anything wrong.

"I mean, I think some of this is a misunderstanding of how Facebook is used. I use it to update my constituents and I was in the room for 18 hours and I'm not even on the committee," said Bye.
    
Bye says she has listened carefully to both sides in the gun-control debate.
 

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SherriJane
Reminds me of the good ole days when our Lawmakers were all caught on camera playing poker on their PC's during a meeeting. Might as well get used to the stories we hear about how hard they work. Nothing will change.
ChristopherDejlitko
Tis is why they are going in the wrong direction. Thay are not even listening. Very Disrespectful. PLEASE LETS REMEMBER THIS AT ELECTION.
Hosed-by-the-system
its not just her......its alot of them I see when i watch the CT public channel...these people need to PAY ATTENTION...stop whining about " I was there for friggin 18 hours".........go home and use your computer............
 

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