Saturday, October 24, 2020

Madison Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Took Up this Challenge

Over the past few years, we have had our share of weather that challenges our seemingly fragile electrical utilities. Being on the smallest grid in Madison, we are often prioritized last leading...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Really Valuable Perspective

I am incredibly proud to endorse Christine Cohen (D) for state senator of the 12th District, not just because of her excellent first term, but because of the incredible roots and investment she...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Integrity and Skills

Every interaction with John-Michael Parker shows his integrity and skills crucial to successful work in Hartford, and his simple love and protectiveness of what makes our town and state all it is....

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Compassion, Integrity, Leadership

I am writing to endorse Christine Cohen (D) for re-election to the 12th District State Senate seat.Christine is one of the most committed, compassionate, and competent leaders in our...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Create a Community

I first met John-Michael in a Manhattan high school. I was there to take over his role after his promotion and was so nervous, a newcomer in this tight-knit community. As we walked through the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

New Breed of Leadership

I first met John-Michael Parker professionally as a educator working with him on a project within New Haven Public Schools. I found him to be a man of vision and energy who was very focused on...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Intelligence, Compassion, Pragmatism

As a freshman state senator, Christine Cohen (D-12) has already demonstrated she has the right stuff to get the job done in Hartford. Since taking office in 2019, Senator Cohen has played a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Education Important All

This is a big year for me: I became an empty nester. I moved to Madison 16 years ago to be near family and to make sure my daughters would receive a great education. Looking back, it was the right ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Grit and Determination

Even though I only met State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) when she ran for office two years ago, I knew her to be a person who cared about Madison. There are so many events that her business,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Bringing People Together

This Election Day, I will be supporting Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) to be re-elected as our state representative. Like many voters, I am tired of all the political divisiveness and intolerances for...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Sustainable, Balanced Budgeting

People are calling for a fresh voice in Hartford this year and I could not agree more.Joe LaPorta is a candidate for the 12th State Senate District who will stand up for what is right and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Better, More United

I have known John-Michael Parker for more than 20 years and grew up alongside him in Madison. One thing I would like voters in our district to know is that John-Michael has always brought people...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Serious, Accomplished, Capable

I am writing to support John-Michael Parker for state representative. He represents the change we need to see right now—not only in Hartford, but across our country.John-Michael...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

A Real-World Perspective

I’m writing in support of John-Michael Parker’s candidacy for state representative. John-Michael is capable, value-drive, and puts his energy and time into issues that are important...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Talented, Intelligent, and Dedicated

As a Madison resident who has known John-Michael Parker for nearly 10 years, I wholeheartedly endorse and support his candidacy for state representative for the 101st District. John-Michael Parker ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

21st-Century Solutions

There are numerous lessons to be learned from the COVID crisis. One is that 20th-century legislative Band-Aids that kick the can down the road instead of solving our 21st-century problems have...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Experienced, Proven Leadership

I would like to congratulate State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) on her recent endorsements by CT Realtors and to the 2020 Honor Roll by the Connecticut Education Association as an...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Knows our Community

Reading the many letters in this paper over the last couple months has been informative. It has made me realize that we already have the perfect candidate for the District 101 state representative ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Energetic and Genuine

I met John-Michael Parker 2 ½ years ago and I was impressed with his energetic and genuine nature. In particular, he is an active listener. As you speak, he is engaged in processing and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Navigating the Roiling Waters

Our towns lucked out when Christine Cohen (D-12) became our state senator.Christine listens with an open mind to all of her constituents, and then she digs deeply into their issues. Her...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Strong Voice of Reason

This letter is in support of Joe LaPorta for election to State Senate from our 12th District.State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12), the incumbent, has proven in the past two years that she...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Visionary Ideas and Leadership

Three years ago, I met John-Michael Parker when he first ran for state representative. We talked and, no matter my question, from health care, environmental justice, stimulating...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Two Different Visions

As Election Day rapidly closes in on us, I would like to add a letter in support of Joe LaPorta for state senator. This year for State Senate, we are confronted with two different visions for our...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Hard Work and Enthusiasm

 I'm writing in support of John-Michael Parker for state representative in the 101st District.John-Michael was a student in my 4th grade class at Academy Elementary School. At...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Confidence in the System

No need to worry. We hear so much about how absentee balloting leads to fraud. Let me tell you not to worry. Out town is on top of things!My mother passed away just days before her absentee ...

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