WATERBURY — Rep. Selim Noujaim hosted state lawmakers and owners of several Naugatuck Valley-based manufacturing companies today to discuss the probable effects of proposed tax increases on Connecticut businesses if a budget plan supported by the state legislature’s liberal majority is adopted. The discussion took place in at the NoujaimTool Co. before the legislators and area business leaders toured the plant. Noujaim, who represents Waterbury’s east end, is the company’s executive vice president. Among the legislators at the even were state Reps. Larry Cafero and Bill Hamzy and state Sen. Rob Kane. Pictured: front row, left, Lynn Ward, President of the Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce, and far right, front row, Richard Bouffard, President of Truelove & Maclean, of Watertown; also, standing, from left, are George Noujaim, Vice President, Noujaim Tool Co., Joseph Noujaim, President, Noujaim Tool Co, Anthony Pascariello, General Manager of the former ITW Anchor Stampings in Waterbury; and Grant DeMerchant General Manager of Truelove & Maclean of Watertown.