Extended Content: Full Interviews with Rell’s Office of Policy and Management and State Rep. Fleischmann

Below are the full, uncut interviews with Jeffrey Beckham from the Governor’s Office of Policy and Management and State Representative Andrew Flesichmann. These interviews were part of our story on budget cuts impacting family resource centers.

Jeffrey Beckham:

State Representative Andrew Fleischmann:

Budget Cuts May Close West Hartford’s Family Resource Center

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Governor M. Jodi Rell’s proposed budget cuts include a more than $6 million reduction in Connecticut’s Family Resource Centers (FRC’s), including one in West Hartford.

Family resource centers provide programming and other support resources for children and parents, including the West Hartford Public Libraries’ dual language kits we reported on last week.

A representative from Governor Rell’s office says the FRC’s are non-essential services that should be provided for by municipalities.

Links:
Bridge Family Center
Governor’s Office of Policy and Management
Governor Rell’s May 28th Budget Proposal
State Representative Andrew Fleischmann

Extended Content: Full Interviews with West Hartford’s Legislative Delegation

Below are the full interviews with West Hartford’s State Representatives from the story we ran on June 3, 2009.

Below is Rep. Beth Bye’s complete interview:

Below is Rep. Andrew Fleischmann’s complete interview:

Below is Rep. David McCluskey’s complete interview:

West Hartford Legislators Working Through the Night – 6/3/09

Extended content is available for this story. Click here to see the full, uncut interviews with the State Representatives featured in this story.
The West Hartford legislative delegation will be working at the state capitol until the constitutionally mandated session deadline tonight at midnight. LocalOnlineNews.TV’s Anna Stonestreet met up with West Hartford Legislators Beth Bye, Andrew Fleischmann, and David McCluskey to talk about the bills they will be focusing on this evening.

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State Representative Beth Bye
State Representative Andrew Fleischmann
State Representative David McCluskey