Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally

Senator Richard Blumenthal joined first select people from Easton, Weston and  Redding for a pro-choice women’s rights rally timed to coincide with the Women’s Marches in Washington and all around the country on Oct. 2 to protect Roe v. Wade. The event, convened by State Rep. Anne Continue reading “Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally”

Blumenthal Speaks at Democrats’ Campaign Kickoff

Highlights Importance of Transparency

Easton Democrats kicked off their 2021 campaign for Easton’s municipal elections on Sept. 12 with special guests Senator Richard Blumenthal, State Senator Matt Lesser, and Easton’s State Rep. Anne Hughes. The kickoff, which took place outside Continue reading “Blumenthal Speaks at Democrats’ Campaign Kickoff”

Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights

State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-Easton/Redding/Weston) has joined with hundreds of legislators nationwide in support of reproductive health, rights, and justice.

With help and support from the State Innovation Exchange Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council,  Hughes and a network of Continue reading “Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights”

Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town

At our recent Town Meeting, the governing body of the town, we heard differing views on the meaning, intention and uses of the proposed multi-use pathway, which is an item on Tuesday’s referendum, asking to affirm spending 80,000 upfront for the initial design phase, to be 80% reimbursed, Continue reading “Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town”

Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park

Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”

Virtual Event Offers Mental Health Resources for Kids

The pandemic has placed a great deal of stress on everyone, especially children. Many have a spent the better part of a year away from their classrooms, teachers and friends and they may be dealing with mental health issues as a result.

On Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m., State Rep. Continue reading “Virtual Event Offers Mental Health Resources for Kids”

Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options

State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.

The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”

Freedom Riders Retell Their Civil Rights Story

On 60th Anniversary of the Historic Interstate Bus Rides

Joan Browning, Dion Diamond and Charles Person were college students when they rode interstate buses into the segregated southern states in 1961. The Civil Rights movement was gathering momentum during a period in which Black Continue reading “Freedom Riders Retell Their Civil Rights Story”

The Freedom Riders: In Their Own Words

Bipartisan Groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston Will Present Panel Discussion

The Easton Democratic Town Committee Anti-Racism Coalition along with a bipartisan group of organizations from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “The Freedom Riders: In Continue reading “The Freedom Riders: In Their Own Words”

Testimony for Feb. 3 Hearing on Allowing Online Notices of Municipalities

Hey, all… I am having trouble with my bill notification system at the CGA, but please feel free to submit testimony tomorrow for any of the following bills raised in Planning and Development and Zoning Committee, especially around online publication of legal notices by municipalities, Continue reading “Testimony for Feb. 3 Hearing on Allowing Online Notices of Municipalities”

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