The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization welcomes all and does not support or oppose any political party, candidate for elective office, or office holder. The League of Women Voters encourages informed active participation of citizens in government, and works to increase the understanding of major public policy issues through education and advocacy. For future calendar events sponsored by the Wilton League of Women Voters and/or for membership information, check the League website at https://wiltonlwv.org.
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To print out a reservation form, please click here. For more in depth biographical information on our speakers, please click on their names: Andy Mais, Commissioner, Connecticut Insurance Department and Gerard O'Sullivan, Director, Consumer Affairs, CT Insurance Department.
Wilton LWV and the Wilton Library Welcome
CT Mirror State Budget Reporter Keith Phaneuf
CONNECTICUT’S FISCAL CHALLENGES
Decades in the Making: A Look Back… A Look Forward
Thursday, April 4, 2019 @ 7 pm
Connecticut Mirror State Budget Reporter Keith Phaneuf provides a sobering, yet entertaining, speech about Connecticut’s profound budget challenges:
- Describes the challenges
- Reviews how we got here
- Outlines our options going forward
Keith will speak for 30 – 40 minutes and then take questions from the audience.
Award-winning reporter Phaneuf has been The Connecticut Mirror’s State Budget Reporter since 2010. In this role he analyzes and reports on all aspects of state government finances, including the budget development process, pension funding, income tax equity, waste in government, and the impact of the state’s budgeting and financial policy decisions. He was the State Capitol Bureau Chief for The Journal Inquirer of Manchester, a reporter for The New London Day and a contributing writer to The New York Times. Keith is a graduate of and a former journalism instructor at the University of Connecticut. Co-sponsored by the Wilton Library and the Wilton League of Women Voters. Registration strongly encouraged.
Registration is encouraged online through the Wilton Library Association or by calling 203-762-6334.
The Wilton League of Women Voters invites you to the 2019 Legislative Breakfast Saturday, February 9th, 2019 from 9:30-11:00 am at The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Rd, Wilton. The event will be held in the main dining room on the first floor. State Senator Will Haskell and State Representative Gail Lavielle will be in attendance. The WLWV will share their priorities for the legislative session and inquire where our legislators stand on pressing issues. We would also like to hear from Wilton constituents about what is important to them and we encourage the audience to come with prepared questions for the legislators.
There is no charge for this event. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. The Greens assisted living building can be found directly behind the Wilton Meadows building. Please avoid parking directly adjacent to the building as these spots are reserved for residents and their families. We would like to thank The Greens for hosting this important community event.
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