MERIDEN - On September 29, 2012 acclaimed film and television actor, John Razenberger, known to most folks at the know-it-all postman on NBC’s long running hit program Cheers, appeared at a rally at Meriden’s Four Points Hotel in order to support State Senator Len Suzio who is running for his second term in the General Assembly.
Ratzenberger, a Bridgeport native, is a huge supporter of keeping manufacturers in America and currently hosts a program on the Travel Channel entitled John Ratzenberger’s Made in America, a show that features segments on businesses such as Zippo, Jack Daniels, Louisville Slugger, Gatorade and others notable companies that maintain factories and employees in America.
During his brief speech in front of nearly 200 fans, Ratzenberger stressed the importance of keeping business in “America and for Americans.” He also praised Suzio’s efforts in his attempts to keep a cap on Connecticut’s gas tax as well as his work with regard to repealing Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s Early Release for Violent Offenders Law suspended.
Senator Len Suzio, Candidate for the 33rd District Callie Grippo, Candidate for the 100th District Deborah Kleckowski, GOP State Chairman Jerry Labriola, Candidate for U.S. Congress Wayne Winsley, all met with voters at this event and other local events in the Middletown area over the weekend.
Suzio is in the race to represent Meriden and Middletown.