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January 26, 2023

Little-known voting procedure determines who controls the Town's

purse strings

Gutting renovation funding for Julian Curtiss and Old Greenwich Schools. Rejecting improvements to fire safety in Northwest Greenwich. What do all these decisions have in common? They were made by a single person who is not directly elected. Click here

January 19, 2023

$500K Grant to Improve Election Administration in Greenwich Under Attack
The opponents demand a do-over 

A meeting to vote on whether to accept a $500,000 grant to improve election administration and infrastructure in Town erupted in chaos when opponents challenged the result of the vote, which was narrowly in favor of accepting the grant, and demanded a do-over.  Click here

January 12, 2023

Murphy, Blumenthal and Himes restore funding for sexual assault services after Greenwich Republicans stripped the money from YWCA.

On a party-line vote in March 2022, local Republicans voted against restoring $150,000 in federal America Rescue Plan (ARP) funds for the Greenwich YWCA to create the only sexual assault program that would be available to Greenwich residents. Click here

 

January 5, 2023

Historic swearing in for Democratic legislators

FOR THE FIRST TIME, Greenwich is sending a majority of Democrats to represent us in the Connecticut Statehouse. Steve Meskers, Rachel Khanna, and Hector Arzeno had historic wins this past November.  Click here

December 19, 2022

Politics trump qualifications in selection of BOE chair

The selection was as good as sealed when First Selectman Fred Camillo said on a radio show that if the decision comes to him, he would choose his fellow Republican Joe Kelly. Click here

December 9, 2022

Town legislators must contend with lack of local leadership

Democrats on Greenwich’s legislative body, the Representative Town Meeting, are once again facing votes with no good choices at the December session.  Click here

December 1, 2022

Qualifications must drive selection of the BOE Chair

If the BOE is looking to pick the most qualified nominee, the choice couldn't be clearer. Let’s ask them to choose based on merit and vote for Christina Downey. Click here

November 12, 2022

Greenwich Democrats Make History 

In a rebuke to the rightward lurch by Greenwich Republicans, you flipped two seats, retained one, and are heading to a recount for State Senate seat.  Well done you!  Click here

November 6, 2022

The YES's and NO's of this Tuesday's Election

Contrary to Republican slogans, the Republican's have voted NO on every issue meaningful to Greenwich residents.  No on schools, No on reproductive freedom, No on Gun Safety Click here

October 27, 2022

Vote YES for Connecticut!

Time and time again with their words and their votes, the Republicans have shown us they are the Party of NO. Connecticut is thriving because of the accomplishments of the Dems Click here

October 20, 2022

Reproductive rights are not safe in Connecticut 

Now more than ever, women need allies in government. While Connecticut has some of the best reproductive freedom laws in the nation, every year they come under assault.  Click here

October 14, 2022

Republican gaslighting tricks

Listening to our Republican candidates talk about our state, one would be forgiven for thinking we live in The Wire's Baltimore, not Connecticut.  Click here

October 12, 2022

Candidates at Round Hill debate offer sharp contrast

The candidates vying to represent Greenwich in the State Senate and House Districts offered starkly different visions for Connecticut.  Click here

October 6, 2022

Greenwich public schools earned an A+

Don't let the recent attacks on our public schools distract you from the fact that Greenwich has some of the best schools in the state, and that Connecticut has some of the best in the nation.  Click here

September 30, 2022

What's really behind the attacks on our public schools?

Last week, Republicans, some without any students in the Greenwich public schools, assembled a crowd at the Board of Education meeting to protest alleged “indoctrination” of students. Click here

September 22, 2022

Much to be proud of as Democratic All-Stars gather for annual picnic...

A record to be proud of. Click here

September 15, 2022

National gun group sets its sights on CT gun safety laws 

A national gun rights group has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut and other states to overturn our assault weapons ban. Click here

September 8, 2022

Greenwich GOP Refuses to Participate in LWV Debates 

The new leadership of the Greenwich Republican Town Committee pulled all their candidates from participation in the debates hosted by the League of Women Voters (LWV) Click here

September 1, 2022

What's in store for workers and job seekers in CT? 

A July hiring burst added 6,500 jobs, bringing unemployment levels down to 3.7%, the lowest since the start of the pandemic. A continuing challenge to job growth is the labor shortage. Click here

August 26, 2022

What does “school choice” mean for public schools?

You may be hearing a lot from Republicans this election season calling for “school choice” or “money follows the child” funding. Don't be fooled by these benign sounding words. Click here

August 10, 2022

US Senate Dems passed game-changing legislation on party line vote

Senate Democrats passed historic legislation this week that will reduce health care costs for millions of Americans, limit pollution while creating up to 900,000 clean energy jobs per year, crack down on tax cheats, and bring the corporate income tax in line with world standards. Every Republican senator voted “no.”  Click here

August 4, 2022

Rep. Meskers secures funding for fire station in Rep. Fiorello's district 

It took Democratic State Rep. Steve Meskers from neighboring district 150 to secure $500,000 in state bonding for a top-to-bottom modernization of Round Hill Firehouse, Click here

JULY 26, 2022

Greenwich officials weigh emergency climate declaration 

As the state declared a Stage 2 drought in Connecticut, the Board of Selectmen weighed a motion brought by Greenwich High School students to adopt a climate emergency resolution. Click here

JULY 16, 2022

Good news for commuters and travelers

Governor Lamont announces six new express trains for New Haven line, shortening commuters' travel time. Bradley to benefit from $20 million from the federal infrastructure package. Click here

JULY 8, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court strikes blow to climate action

In another wrong-headed decision, the Supreme Court ruled the EPS does not have the authority to regulate power plants that are among the country’s largest sources of greenhouse gasses. Click here

JUNE 30, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court deals blow to women and overturns Roe v. Wade

Reversing a half century trend of expanding Americans' freedoms, the U.S. Supreme Court overthrows Americans' constitutional rights by overturning Roe v. Wade. Click here

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