Witkos taken to task

Campus closure
Sen. Kevin Witkos (R-8) held a coffee hour at Haystack Pizza in Norfolk on Saturday, March 12. More than 30 people attended the event. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK —  More than 30 residents attended a coffee hour event organized by Sen. Kevin Witkos (R-8) on Saturday, March 12, at Haystack Pizza restaurant.

Topics in the discussion included the current status of the state’s budget and the potential closing of the University of Connecticut’s Torrington campus.

Witkos has recently been quoted in state media as supporting the idea of closing the campus to save money in the state’s budget.

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