A brief update on what Senator Chris Murphy has been up to in our great state of Connecticut:
On the evening of Tuesday, February 21st, Senator Murphy held a statewide town hall in West Hartford, where he discussed his policy work in Washington that directly impacts the people of Connecticut. He also answered various questions on foreign policy, immigration, women’s reproductive rights, health care, and jobs (just to name a few). Article here
On Thursday, February 23rd, Senator Murphy spoke at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, where he addressed students from Fairfield’s Ludlowe High School, Fairfield’s Warde High School, and Stratford’s Bunnell High School on the importance of civic engagement and giving back to our communities.
On that same day, he visited Building One Community (formerly known as Neighbor’s Link) in Stamford, where he met inspiring refugee and immigrant families, as well as the Building One Community staff — who offer important resources to communities in Connecticut.
Building One Community’s infamous wall filled with painted handprints representing unity and support
That evening, he held a roundtable discussion on Transportation Infrastructure at Greenwich town hall, where he heard directly from municipal leaders, local advocates, and Greenwich residents about local infrastructure projects in Connecticut. Senator Murphy discussed a bill that he is proposing with his Senate colleagues that includes a major $1 trillion transportation infrastructure investment plan to rebuild America’s roads, rails, bridges, and other critical infrastructure projects over the next ten years and create 15 million jobs.
On March 3rd, Senator Murphy joined Connecticut Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven Revickzy in hosting a listening session with Connecticut farmers in Coventry. He heard firsthand concerns and suggestions from farmers to then bring their feedback back to Washington!
That same day, he visited Micro Precision Business in South Windham, which is a manufacturer of components for the U.S. Department of Defense, Electric Boat, and other government agencies that employs 100 Connecticut workers. He toured the manufacturing facility and hosted a town hall with the manufacturer’s employees to talk about his continued focus on strengthening Buy American laws and supporting U.S. manufacturing. Article Here
On Saturday March 4th, he hosted a town hall with environmental activists and organizations in Morris to discuss his work on strengthening environmental policy, as well as hear feedback and answer questions.