Trying to Revive Health Bill, G.O.P. Adds $15 Billion for Sickest Americans

WASHINGTON — Under intense pressure from President Trump, House Republicans took a small step Thursday to revive legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, adding a $15 billion fund to help insurers pay claims for their sickest customers. Speaker Paul D. Ryan orchestrated a broad show of Republican support for the proposal, conceived as an amendment to the repeal bill that collapsed on the House floor two weeks ago. But…

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Everyone should know what Community Rating is

Republicans are moving to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with something that will make insurance un-affordable for more people. Especially those with pre-existing conditions. Read this NY Times article for an excellent discussion of why the repeal of 2 critical ACA features would hurt many Americans. Mark Meadows  Credit Al Drago/The New York Times

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WDTC meeting April 4, 7:30pm, Comstock Center

Please come to our monthly Democratic Town Committee meeting, which will be held at the Comstock Community Center at 180 School Road on April 4, at 7:30 p.m. All Democrats are welcome to attend. Our speaker will be Wilton’s new Chief of Police, John Lynch. Agenda If you would like to receive emails on local Democratic activities please use the form in the sidebar to subscribe to our newsletter, or…

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Honors for two top Democrats

Wilton Democrats Saturday honored two of their Party’s—and the town’s—most longstanding contributors, Virginia Benin and Richard Creeth, and heard the honorees remind them to work “across the aisle” to be effective. At the same time State Comptroller Kevin Lembo urged them to stay the fight for Democratic values, saying every misguided cut in the budget is “a cut to the moral fibre of the state.” In an otherwise sobering report on…

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Annual Spring Breakfast April 1, 2017 – Buy Tickets Online

Join us for our annual Spring Breakfast at Trackside, April 1, 2017 from 9 to 11 am.   We will present awards to: Virginia Benin – Lifetime Achievement Richard Creeth – Democrat of the Year Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Jocelyn M. Boryczka, Fairfield University Associate Professor of Politics and Co-Editor of New Political Science: A Journal of Politics and Culture, will speak on “Sex, Lies and Wiretaps: The…

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