Op-Ed: Welcome Back to Normal(ish)

Baseball, Barbecues and Crushing State Deficits

After a difficult spring, I like most am happy to welcome the start of summer. As we gradually return to normal, however, we must also realize that we are picking up where we left off — i.e., stagnant job growth, a decade of depressed Continue reading “Op-Ed: Welcome Back to Normal(ish)”

The Absentee Ballot Law Should be Changed for the November Election

The absentee ballot law should be changed so that people who fear COVID-19 can vote by absentee ballot during next November’s presidential election. Voters should not have to choose between their health and their freedom to vote.

It is encouraging that Connecticut is having fewer Continue reading “The Absentee Ballot Law Should be Changed for the November Election”

Hughes Urges Fellow Lawmakers to Support Juneteenth Agenda

State Rep. Anne Hughes (Easton, Redding, Weston) is calling on her Connecticut General Assembly colleagues to support the Juneteenth agenda put forth by Senate Democrats.Hughes, who is co-chair of the legislature’s Progressive Caucus, is calling on House Democratic leaders to ensure Continue reading “Hughes Urges Fellow Lawmakers to Support Juneteenth Agenda”

Op-Ed: Moving Forward Together

Easton is celebrating its 175th birthday this year. Our journey began in 1762 as North Fairfield. Renamed “Easton” in 1845, the town continued to grow, thrive, and become the special place it is today. The success story didn’t happen in isolation. Easton’s everyday survival necessitated Continue reading “Op-Ed: Moving Forward Together”

Senator Tony Hwang Unanimously Nominated by Republican Party for Fourth Term

FAIRFIELD, CT: State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) received the unanimous and enthusiastic backing of Republicans from Fairfield, Westport, Weston, Easton and Newtown to run for his fourth term serving the Connecticut General Assembly’s 28th Senate District.

“It has been the honor Continue reading “Senator Tony Hwang Unanimously Nominated by Republican Party for Fourth Term”

Michelle McCabe Secures Nomination as Democratic Candidate for 28th Senate District

Receives Unanimous Support from Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston, and Westport Delegates

FAIRFIELD, CT – On Tuesday evening, Michelle McCabe secured the Democratic nomination for the 28th State Senate District representing Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston, and Westport.

“At Continue reading “Michelle McCabe Secures Nomination as Democratic Candidate for 28th Senate District”

Republican Party Endorses John Shaban to Run for Re-election to General Assembly

REDDING, CT – In a joint district convention held May 19th, former State Representative John Shaban was chosen by unanimous vote to run for re-election to the 135th General Assembly District — the seat he held for three terms from 2011 to 2017.  Shaban did not run for a fourth term Continue reading “Republican Party Endorses John Shaban to Run for Re-election to General Assembly”

Democratic Party Endorses Rep. Anne Hughes For Second Term

REDDING, CT—State Rep. Anne Hughes received the endorsement of the Democratic Party for a second term on Monday during the 135th State Assembly District’s nominating convention.

The convention, usually held in person, was conducted over conference call because of the COVID-19 pandemic Continue reading “Democratic Party Endorses Rep. Anne Hughes For Second Term”

Shaban Delivers Masks, Urges Compassion and Confidence

John Shaban

For the last two months Former State Representative John Shaban has been part of an effort to distribute surgical masks to people in need.  The masks were secured through funding by anonymous republican donors.  Shaban is running for reelection to the State House seat Continue reading “Shaban Delivers Masks, Urges Compassion and Confidence”

Hwang Thanks Front Line ‘Helpers’ against COVID-19 Pandemic

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there Continue reading “Hwang Thanks Front Line ‘Helpers’ against COVID-19 Pandemic”

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