OP-ED: Hwang Weighs in on Draft ‘Back to School” Plan

On June 25 , Governor Ned Lamont announced an overview of a draft plan to provide guidance for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. I cannot imagine anything further from a summer break for school administrators as they evaluate and plan for the arduous and costly road of readying for Continue reading “OP-ED: Hwang Weighs in on Draft ‘Back to School” Plan”

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: Healing, Learning and Trust: Working Toward an Inclusive Community

My sympathies and prayers are with the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and the countless unnamed lives that have been unnecessarily lost or affected due to racist actions based in ignorance, bias, fear and hate.

I cannot presume Continue reading “Op-Ed: Healing, Learning and Trust: Working Toward an Inclusive Community”

Reporter’s Notebook: Legislators Respond to Outcry over Law Enforcement and Discrimination

Easton’s members of the Connecticut General Assembly have been moved by recent events and protests to take strong public stands on behalf of equal protection under the law for all people.    

State Rep. Anne Hughes, D-Easton, Redding, Weston, has said that the public outcry over the Continue reading “Reporter’s Notebook: Legislators Respond to Outcry over Law Enforcement and Discrimination”

Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19

Governor Ned Lamont is ordering an independent, third-party review to be conducted of the preparation and response to the Covid-19 pandemic inside of Connecticut’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

“I am thrilled to see that Governor Lamont is taking a deeper look into Continue reading “Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19”

Statement of Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. on the Death of George Floyd

As Chief State’s Attorney for Connecticut, I would generally refrain from commenting on the actions of police officers or prosecutors in other states.  However, the sheer tragedy that occurred in Minneapolis, resulting in the killing of George Floyd, calls for a response. 

The actions Continue reading “Statement of Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. on the Death of George Floyd”

Senator Hwang to Moderate Facebook Live Forum Today on COVID-19 and CT Nursing Homes

State Senator Tony Hwang will moderate a “CT Covid-19 Informational Update on Nursing Homes” on Facebook Live today, June 4, at 7 p.m.. To view the session on Facebook click here.

 Hwang will be joined by experts in the field of senior services and advocacy including State Senator Continue reading “Senator Hwang to Moderate Facebook Live Forum Today on COVID-19 and CT Nursing Homes”

June is Dog License Renewal Month

Alas, no complimentary dog biscuits this year. Town Clerk Christine Halloran and Assistant Town Clerk Joan Kirk usually provide dog treats to those who renew dog licenses in person. Town Hall is closed to the public, but residents have several other options to obtain a new license Continue reading “June is Dog License Renewal Month”

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”

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