U.S. Senator Murphy takes 70-mile walk across Connecticut to connect with constituents including a town hall public event in Meriden on Saturday
On Thursday, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) of Cheshire kicked off his third "Walk Across Connecticut" event covering 70 miles and 15 towns over four days.
Murphy's walk across the state will end on Sunday in New Haven.
According to a Murphy spokesperson his goal is to connect and interact with Connecticut residents along the 70-mile journey, listening to their concerns and discussing the issues that concern them.
Part of the "Walk Across Connecticut" event includes Murphy holding a pair of town hall meetings along the way.
On Thursday, Murphy held a town hall at the University of Hartford's Millard Auditorium.
Murphy will hold another town hall event on Saturday (July 7) at the Meriden Senior Center cafeteria on 22 West Main St. in Meriden at 1 p.m. and the event is open to the public.
For more information regarding the town hall in Meriden contact Murphy spokesperson Emily Boushee at Emily_Boushee@murphy.senate.gov.
Dan Nowak is chairman of the Cheshire Democratic Town Committee's Communication Relations/IT Committee, a volunteer position. He is a Cheshire Parks and Recreation Commissioner and has been a sportswriter at the New Haven Register for 36 years.