14th District Race: Column by Pam Staneski

By Pam Staneski Republican Connecticut is a beautiful state with many extraordinary attributes. We are also a state with challenges — a looming budget deficit of over $4 billion dollars and growing unfunded liabilities.  Unfortunately, the last several years “fixes” used to address these challenges (negotiated deals with bargaining units, reducing state services, passing two of the largest tax increases, … read more

119th District: Ready to support efforts to make Connecticut better

By Kathy Kennedy (Republican) It would be my honor and privilege to serve as your state representative in Hartford. I will listen and be a powerful voice for you.   I will work to grow small business, look to attract new business to Connecticut, improve schools in Milford and Orange, as well as working to enhance public safety and quality … read more

119th District: Connecticut needs creative, effective strategic planning

By Ellen Beatty Democrat There are many issues that are important to me and the people of Connecticut that I will champion when elected. These include but are not limited to quality and affordable healthcare, paid family medical leave; protecting the environment, quality and equitable education for all from pre-k to undergraduate college and/or technical training, raising the minimum wage, … read more