NORWICH BULLETIN: State Dems Urge Senators to Preserve Funding

Published: 03.18.11| Updated: 03.18.11

State Democratic Party leaders, including Senate President Donald Williams, D-Brooklyn, held a press conference Friday to urge Connecticut’s two U.S. senators to fight efforts to defund Planned Parenthood.

State Rep. Elizabeth “Betsy” Ritter, D-Waterford, was among the group of Planned Parenthood supporters. Some Republicans in Washington are seeking to cease public funding for Planned Parenthood, citing moral and financial concerns.

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