Members of the 4Cs Retirees Chapter participated in Senior Day at the Capitol, organized by the Connecticut Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA). The day provided an opportunity for folks to learn about and advocate for or against pending legislation. The ARA identified five pieces of priority legislation:

After visiting with their legislators, participants gathered in the State Capitol for a brief program, where the following photos were taken.

Bette Marafino introduces Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey

Bette Marafino introduces Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey

Kevin Lynch at the podium

Kevin Lynch at the podium

Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey addresses the crowd

Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey addresses the crowd

Edith Prague, Commissioner of the Dept. of Aging

Edith Prague, Commissioner of the Dept. of Aging

 

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Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman

President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Don Williams

President Pro Tem of the Senate, Don Williams

Senator Don Williams

Senator Don Williams

 

 

May 23rd, 2013

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