WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — It’s dubbed, “Connecticut at the Capitol.”
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O’Brien says demolition will begin in weeks on the long-awaited Haven retail development. Other infrastructure projects also need funding, so he says West Haven will take all the federal money it can get.
“…Any help we can get on the federal level trickles down to the city’s coffers. Money we don’t have to spend,” he said.
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Sen. Blumenthal says the conference allows for a two-way flow of ideas between federal politicians and local planners. Along with infrastructure, agenda topics include healthcare, workforce development and transportation.
“On all those issues, their ideas and insights are going to be so valuable and we have seminars on them,” Sen. Blumenthal said.
The event wraps up Wednesday afternoon.