Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’

“Please save your praise. We don’t want it,” she said. “Don’t invite us here to just tell us how inspiring we are without actually doing anything about it because it doesn’t lead to anything. “If you want advice for what you should do, invite scientists, ask scientists for their expertise. We don’t want to be heard. We want the science to be heard.” Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying…

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You may have heard that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services issued guidance expanding the meals tax to new food and beverage items sold in grocery stores. I want you to know that this was not authorized by the most recent budget, either in text or legislative intent. Today, I signed a letter imploring the Department undo this mistake and comply with the law. Original Facebook Post

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The first two episodes of Chair Nancy Wyman’s podcast are out! If you want a genuine take on the state of politics today —from someone who’s lived it—check out “Donkey Talk” on our website at ctdems.org/donkey-talk or anywhere you get your podcasts. Original Facebook Post

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Two lucky students from Connecticut will be selected for an all-expenses paid trip to the nation’s capital, where you’ll meet the president, members of Congress, and a Supreme Court justice. Get your application in now at ussenateyouth.org Original Facebook Post

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Wilton letter: Political messages must transcend parties

Wilton letter: Political messages must transcend parties To the Editors: I’m a Democrat who frequently splits my vote. (Don’t tell my Democratic friends that.) But I will not from this point on. What’s happened to the GOP and our country thanks to Donald Trump makes every election for me a plebiscite on what we want this country to be. That goes for local… Original Facebook Post

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