HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conn. lawmakers are coming together to form a bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus to focus on the concerns of shoreline residents and promote the area's environmental and economic interests.
State representatives and senators who represent towns on the sound will announce the creation of the caucus at a Wednesday afternoon news conference at the state Capitol. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is also expected to speak at the news conference
The 12-member bipartisan steering committee for the caucus includes Stonington Democrat Sen. Andrew Maynard, Fairfield Republican Sen. John McKinney and Branford Democrat Rep. Lonnie Reed, among others.
The caucus will focus on topics like marina dredging, harbor commerce and jobs.