United States Government: Christopher Murphy 22 W Main St, Meriden, CT06451 U.S. Congressman Chris Murphy represents Connecticut's 5th District, which includes Meriden, Danbury,…More Waterbury, the Farmington Valley and parts of Litchfield counties. A Democrat, Murphy was first elected in 2005. He currently resides in nearby Cheshire with his family. Murphy's Meriden office is located in the Senior Center downtown, and is staffed three days a week by Meriden City councilors Hilda Santiago and Matthew Dominello for phone or walk-in constituent requests. His New Britian office is fully staffed, open five days a week, and can be reached at 860-223-8412. Among Murphy's proudest accomplishments for Meriden is funding he obtained for the proposed New Haven-Hartford-Springfield commuter line. "I couldn't be more excited about the high-speed rail line," he said. "The location of the station right next to Meriden's hub makes the rail project critical to downtown development."