Healthcare is still an issue

From the administrations efforts to sabotage the existing ACA laws to continued efforts to pass a Republican bill that would gut it, Healthcare is still an issue. As Paul Krugman wrote in his column today, “So if you care about preserving the huge gains the A.C.A. has brought, make your voice heard. Otherwise we may wake up to another terrible morning after.”https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/opinion/health-care-graham-cassidy.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fopinion&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=4&pgtype=sectionfront

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WDTC BBQ Report: Rep. Jim Himes and other Dems urge us to get out the vote

“We are the Stewards of American Values” “In the face of a President who has turned his back on fundamental American values,” Congressman Jim Himes told a crowd of about 75 at the annual Democratic Town Committee Barbecue, “we have to be the stewards of those values. We are obligated to make sure that everyone in this country knows they have a shot—against a sentiment in Washington that says, ‘you…

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WDTC Chair McFadden Receives 2017 Women’s Leadership Award

State Democrats honor Wilton DTC Chair The Wilton Democratic Town Committee is proud to announce that its chair, Deborah McFadden, has been awarded a 2017 Women’s Leadership Award by the Connecticut State Democratic Party. She accepted the award at the Ella T. Grasso Women’s Leadership Awards Brunch on Sunday, September 17 at the Aqua Club in Plantsville, CT.

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Louise Herot

The DTC and all Wilton Democrats are saddened by the passing of our good friend Louise Herot in late August.  Louise was a dedicated force for good in the Wilton community almost from the day the Herots moved here in 1956.  As the Wilton Democratic Town Committee noted in bestowing our Lifetime Democrat Award upon her and her husband Fred in 2013, she was “a steady champion of open government and…

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Jim Himes gives Weekly Democratic Address

Friends, This weekend, I had the privilege of giving the Weekly Democratic Address. I chose to focus on jobs and the economy because I know it’s the issue that is most important to thousands of us in Southwest Connecticut. (Click through for a link to the video and full text).

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Thank the responsible Republican Senators

Democrats and everyone who wants a responsible approach to healthcare should send a note of thanks to the three Republican Senators who stood up and voted against the the “Skinny” repeal bill. they are: Lisa Murkowski – https://www.murkowski.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact John McCain – https://www.mccain.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact-form Susan Collins – http://www.collins.senate.gov/contact

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