Members of the Madison Green Town Committee met on Tuesday, June 13th to hold a nominating convention for the newly formed Green Party in Madison. Owen Charles was nominated to run for the Board of Finance. He previously served on the Board of Finance from 2007 – 2009 as a Democrat. Pictured in the photo are members of the Madison Green Town Committee (left to right): Owen Charles, Deputy-Treasurer; Yann van Heurck, Co-Chair; Lynne Charles, Recorder and Treasurer; and Bill Cash. Not present: Michael Abbodandodo, Co-Chair.Read More →

Nomination of candidates for municipal offices for the Shoreline and CT River Valley towns, including Branford, Guilford, Madison, Killingworth, Clinton, Westbrook, Deep River, Chester, Essex, Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, Lyme, and East Lyme Nominations shall be accepted from the floor. Anyone who meets the requirements of membership as defined by the rules of the Shoreline Green Party, who resides within the towns constituting the Shoreline Green Party chapter as defined by the rules of the Shoreline Green Party (Branford, Guilford, Madison, Killingworth, Clinton, West Brook, Deep River, Chester, Essex, Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, Lyme, and East Lyme); and is present at the meeting is eligibleRead More →

Finally, the Senate has released its version of the American Health Care Act to replace Obamacare. National polls reveal that only 29 percent of Americans support the bill, making it perhaps the most unpopular piece of legislation in decades. Meanwhile, the majority of Americans know what they want. They support expanding Medicare to provide health insurance to every American. A Pew Research Center survey shows 60 percent of Americans say the government should be responsible for ensuring health care coverage for all Americans; while a whopping 85 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents say the same. It’s a pragmatic solution, yet here in Connecticut notRead More →