21 August 2007

Across Connecticut, Belden Mourned

AP story on Representative Belden with kind comments from Speaker Amann

Courant article with this quote: "former Gov. John G. Rowland said, "Dick Belden was a great friend for 25 years - from the first day I walked into the state legislature. He was unquestionably one of the most thoughtful, hard working, conscientious lawmakers in recent history. He was truly a `man of the House' and had no greater ambitions than to serve his district."

CT News Junkie

Stamford Advocate - Chairman Healy quoted: "Dick Belden was a gentleman and a gentle man and there are few who ever had a cross word with him," Healy said. "He could work across party lines, be resolute in his beliefs and always took the time to counsel the next generation of leaders."

Waterbury Republican-American

My Left Nutmeg blogger Maura with kind words: "May he rest in peace."