An effort to boost the Valley’s image
10.25.14: - Instead of shuttered factories, the Naugatuck Valley could be known for its rich culture. An effort launched last week by two members of the state’s congressional delegation aims to make those goals a reality. Rosa DeLauro, whose district encompasses much of the Valley, introduced a bill to study the idea of recognizing the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area.
Courant: Experience, Focus Make DeLauro Best Choice
10.22.14: - DeLauro tends to find issues she believes are important but not getting attention, and attend to them. Many of them are worthy of her intense advocacy. She is an impassioned defender of programs for the poor and powerless, such as Head Start, Medicare and food stamps, as well as a watchdog on food safety.