Letter: John Shaban for 135th State Representative

To the Editor:

Easton needs and deserves a state representative who represents our interests. We had that for decades through 2017. We haven’t had it since. Now we have someone who represents the socialist caucus.

John Shaban supports local control of our schools and local zoning Continue reading “Letter: John Shaban for 135th State Representative”

John Shaban Candidate Statement: Focus on Our Families and Our Towns

On Nov. 3 the residents of Easton, Redding and Weston have a choice for state representative between a long-serving, dedicated and pragmatic public servant on both the Independent and Republican lines, or an activist for national protests and debates on the Democratic line. 

I Continue reading “John Shaban Candidate Statement: Focus on Our Families and Our Towns”

Letter: Shaban Led, Hughes Blamed

(Response to Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late, Aug. 19, 2020)

I write to reply to the letter criticizing John Shaban’s article questioning the lack of state and local leadership during the recent storm. 

Sadly, Hughes tries to excuse her absence before and during Continue reading “Letter: Shaban Led, Hughes Blamed”

Police Reform: Too Rushed or Too Delayed?

 Easton Delegations Tackles the Question

Timing was the crucial question for Easton’s two state legislators, as they voted on police reform in the special session of the Connecticut General Assembly that convened last July 24 and adjourned July 29.

The state House and Senate Continue reading “Police Reform: Too Rushed or Too Delayed?”

Special Session Bills Passed, Easton Delegation Agrees/Disagrees

The Connecticut General Assembly closed its special session this week having adopted four pieces of legislation, three with bi-partisan support and one with a vote along party lines in favor of the Democratic majority in both the state House of Representatives and the state Senate. Continue reading “Special Session Bills Passed, Easton Delegation Agrees/Disagrees”

Op-Ed: Legislature Must Give Special Session Measures Due Consideration

On July 23, the Connecticut House of Representatives was in session to discuss changes to Connecticut’s absentee voter laws, police accountability reform, and important healthcare changes as the industries adjust to added challenges treating patients during Covid-19. The Senate is Continue reading “Op-Ed: Legislature Must Give Special Session Measures Due Consideration”

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”

Shaban Announces Bid for 135th District Seat

REDDING, CT – Former State Rep. John Shaban has announced his candidacy for re-election to the 135th General Assembly District seat he held for three terms from 2011 to 2017. Shaban did not run for a fourth term in 2016, opting instead to run for U.S. Congress against Jim Himes. The Continue reading “Shaban Announces Bid for 135th District Seat”

Dunsby Bids Farewell

First Selectman Adam Dunsby spent his final day in office clearing out personal items prior to turning over the reins to his successor, Dr. David Bindelglass. Dunsby served for three terms but did not seek re-election. 

He summed up his time in office and his accomplishments as Continue reading “Dunsby Bids Farewell”

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