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Theresa B. Gerratana

New Britain Legislative Candidates Face The Public On Oct. 7

NEW BRITAIN — Local voters on Oct. 7 get what may be their best chance of the campaign to learn what their state legislative candidates want to do about education, jobs, the environment, taxes and more.

The New Britain Area League of Women Voters will sponsor a candidates forum where candidates in nearly a half-dozen races will get to field questions about their positions on a variety of issues facing Connecticut.

The League is hosting its annual candidates forum at 7 p.m. in the community room of police headquarters downtown, and the public is invited to attend. The League said it plans to host candidates who are in the four House races and one Senate race that directly...