CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR AWARD RECIPIENTS!!

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The Redding-Georgetown Democratic Town Committee is the proud sponsor of the following scholarships and awards, presented at the 2018 Joel Barlow High School Annual Awards Ceremony this Thursday: ~ Alvin Ruml Environmental Studies Prize — Philip Bard “for a student who, through excellence in the subject area, best demonstrated an interest in, and awareness of, the importance of our natural environment.” ~ Dr. Hugh Claremont Science Award — Julia Kochersperger “for a student who, through…

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DTC Endorses Haskell and Hughes for Senate and House

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Redding voted for the Democratic candidate at the top of the ticket in the last presidential election. According to local Democrats, however, the townspeople have been solely represented by Republicans in the Connecticut State House and Senate for far too long. Democratic Town Committee members have plans to change that outcome in the next election and bring dynamic change to Hartford. To that end, the Redding DTC voted to endorse local candidates before their party…

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Ned Lamont Focussed on CT’s Future

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Spring was in the air on Saturday when Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont arrived in Redding to meet with residents at Town Hall. Outside the meeting room’s windows, unfurling leaves framed the view like new curtains, and a wild turkey sauntered past like a thespian crossing a stage. The scene inside was about new beginnings too, with Mr. Lamont listening and engaging with residents about the future of Connecticut. With the Democratic Convention only two…

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Redding Democrats Back Raghib Allie-Brennan for State Representative

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The Redding Democratic Town Committee voted unanimously to officially endorse Raghib Allie-Brennan for State Representative, District 2, at a recent meeting, in anticipation of the upcoming party conventions. Mr. Allie-Brennan ran as the Democratic candidate for the district in 2016 in a close race, garnering 49% of the total vote in what has been generally considered a Republican stronghold. The 2nd district encompasses parts of Redding, Danbury, and Newtown; and all of Bethel. Will Duff,…

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Town Meeting and Vote

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There will be a town meeting on February 13 and an opportunity to vote on two important issues. The first is to pay for repairs and upgrades on the WPCC (Water Pollution Control Commission) Plant. The second is to approve a ban on the use of Fracking waste. The meeting will be held at the Redding Community Center at 7 pm

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RALLY to Defend Women’s Health!

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Please join Senator Blumenthal for a rally to defend women’s health against GOP attacks at 11 a.m. this Monday, January 29 at the Hartford Legislative Office Building. On Monday, the Senate is expected to vote on a 20-week abortion ban that has already passed in the House. While Senate GOP leadership has not yet lined up 60 votes to pass the measure, margins are very tight and we cannot take this vote for granted. This…

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Town Meeting Vote on Fracking Set for Jan. 8

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Redding will vote January 8th whether or not to take local action to ban this toxic waste. Only those who attend will be able to cast a vote.  Please spread the word to anyone you know in Redding who may care about this issue. If you thought we had a state-wide ban on fracking waste, we don’t. We have a temporary moratorium filled with loopholes. Current law also requires the CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection…

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News from Representative Jim Himes

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News from Representative Jim Himes having trouble please click here. Home Biography Contact Us Constituent Services Issues Newsroom District Friends, Over the last year, I’ve heard from thousands of constituents who are concerned about the direction our country is heading. Given the uncertainties surrounding issues like healthcare, immigration, civil liberties and tax reform, it is important that we remain engaged with our neighbors and communities. For these reasons, I will be hosting a town hall…

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