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Mary Ann Carman

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Democrats March in Newtown’s Labor Day Parade

National, state and local candidates came together to march in Newtown's annual Labor Day parade this weekend. Democrats are proud of the party's roots in the labor movement -- but the regressive policies of the right mean we have a fight on our hands. With an all-out assault on unions and all working Americans by the Republican Party, we must vote the Democratic line November 6th! Photo Credit: Paula Darlington
September 5, 2018
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Redding Democratic Town Committee Elects Mike D’Agostino to Chairman

The Redding Democratic Town Committee voted to elect Mike D’Agostino Chairman of the DTC at its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, August 16th. Mr. D’Agostino most recently served as Vice Chair and Chair of the Elections Committee, and takes over the leadership role from Dan Barrett.      Mr. Barrett said, “I am pleased that Mike D’Agostino was elected to replace me as chair. Mike has extensive experience with politics, and town and school government,…
August 22, 2018
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Save the Date for the Ella T. Grasso Women’s Leadership Brunch!

The annual Ella T. Grasso Women's Leadership Brunch is set for Sunday, September 9th from 11am to 2pm. The location is The Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street Plantsville, CT 06479. Tickets will soon be available via online purchase, but, until then....please feel free to print an order form and return via US Mail to ensure available seating: 2018 Ticket & Ad Order Form_WLB Speakers and Honorees to be announced shortly.
August 22, 2018
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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR AWARD RECIPIENTS!!

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…
June 2, 2018
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DTC Endorses Haskell and Hughes for Senate and House

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…
May 22, 2018
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Ned Lamont Focussed on CT’s Future

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…
May 8, 2018
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Redding Democrats Back Raghib Allie-Brennan for State Representative

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,…
April 16, 2018
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Focus Group for Anne Hughes, Candidate for District 135

Redding needs a Democrat representing our values in the state legislature. Please join us Wednesday, March 28, 7:30 pm, at the Redding Beer Company for a focus group that will help Anne learn about the issues that concern us--and help her to win. For more information and to donate: https://www.annehughesproactivect.org  
March 25, 2018
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Town Meeting and Vote

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
February 6, 2018