The Hamden-North Haven League of Women Voters and North Haven Community Television co-sponsored a debate between state senator Len Fasano, R, and former Former North Haven state representative and selectman Steve Fontana, D, for the office of state senator. The debate moderator was Kenn Venit, past president of the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, currently teaching journalism at Quinnipiac University and Southern Connecticut State University.
New Hamden-North Haven League members came to meet the candidates and to familiarize themselves with NHTV.
Until November 2, the debate airs daily at 6:00 am, 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 10:00 pm, and 2;00 am on NHTV in North Haven, Comcast 20, and ATT 99. The debate was taped October 23 and lasts 59 minutes. Or, you can watch the debate online here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GbQfloZqVC4
The League of Women Voters works to increase understanding of public policy issues and influence public policy through education and advocacy. It neither supports nor opposes political candidates. Members may belong to any political party. Since 1974, membership is open to men, and two of the 28 local Leagues in Connecticut are headed by men. To join the League, call 203/248-8035, write firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.lwvct.org