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Panel Discussion in West Hartford Will Focus on 'Civil Discourse in Politics'


Panelists at the event, which will be held at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, will include Connecticut House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano, CTNewsJunkie Editor Christine Stuart, and Journal Inquirer Managing Editor Chris Powell.

Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)


The Gov. M. Jodi Rell Center for Public Service at the University of Hartford is presenting a panel discussion, Civil Discourse in PoliticsMonday, March 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Harry Jack Gray Center’s Wilde Auditorium on the University of Hartford campus.

Max Reiss, political reporter for NBC Connecticut, will serve as moderator.

The panel will explore how uncivil discourse in campaigning and governance shapes our view of politicians and our world. The discussion will include how we can maintain civility in these times of partisanship and social media, and what role the media plays in the process.

Panelists are Connecticut House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D), Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano, Journal Inquirer Managing Editor Chris Powell, and CTNewsJunkie Editor Christine Stuart.

Attendance is free and open to the public. Register at www.anchoronline.org/rell. Parking is available in Lot F. For a campus map, visit hartford.edu/map. For more information visit hartford.edu/rellcenter or call 860.768.4218.

The Rell Center for Public Service at the University of Hartford encourages integrity in government and public service, and responsible participation in public life, those traits characterized by the life and career of Governor M. Jodi Rell.

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