Updated: May 10, 2013 5:06 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Members of the state's congressional delegation are seeking to draw attention to the impact of automatic federal budget cuts on Connecticut.
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is scheduled to meet with senior citizens on Friday at Rose City Senior Center in Norwich to discuss the effect of the budget cuts on the Meals on Wheels program in Connecticut.
State Sen. Cathy Osten and Reps. Kevin Ryan and Emmett Riley, all Democrats, are expected to join Murphy at the event.
Also on Friday, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes is expected to discuss the impact of the budget cuts on the state's public housing programs. He's scheduled to appear at the Harborview Towers in Bridgeport.
Bridgeport Housing Authority workers, management and tenants are scheduled to join Himes and other elected officials at the event.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Did you like this article? Vote it up or down! And don't forget to add your comments below!
We welcome your thoughtful comments. Be the first to participate in the discussion. All comments will display your username and avatar.
Sign in or join now to post a comment. All comments will display your username and avatar.
Denise L. Nappier
Click the links below to get in touch with your elected officials.
Copyright © 2009 – 2013 LIN Media. All rights reserved.
Federal Budget News | Videos |
Races | Offices |
Legislation | Opinion | Activity Stream
Terms and Conditions |
RSS Feed |