The New Haven Register published a recent article covering the 14th Senatorial district race. In the article it covers State Senator Gayle Slossberg’s re-election campaign and included tid-bits on her opponent, “a junior at Central Connecticut State University who isn’t even old enough to legally drink alcohol“.
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Slossberg said, “We were able to save thousands of jobs,” in an agreement with United Technologies/Sikorsky, as well as 95 supplier businesses and their employees. Slossberg said she’s “worked hard” with both large and small employers to “help them survive and thrive.”
“I’m a fiscal conservative and voted against spending and tax increases,” for the middle class, seniors and veterans, Slossberg said.
Even though she holds many Senate leadership positions, Slossberg still finds time to make house calls in some cases in order to help a constituent. Recently, she planned to bring a public health expert to the home of a local senior who needs to reassess health insurance choices to make ends meet.
“I want to make sure people can afford to live in our community,” she said.
Among Slossberg’s leadership roles are Senate Chairwoman of the Human Services Committee, focused on improving mental health services, and vice-chairwoman of the Veterans Affair Committee. Veterans have always been a group close to Slossberg’s heart.
“These are the people who answered the call,” and left home and family to protect our freedoms, she said. “We owe everything to them when they come home.”
View the full article here in the New Haven Register!
To view the latest “Candidate Profile” on Judge Beverly Streit-Kefalas in the Milford Mirror make sure to click here and read in Judge Beverly’s own words on why she is seeking re-election for the Milford-Orange Probate Court. It is a well written profile and needs to be shared. Beverly is truly one of a kind and her work in the Milford-Orange Probate Court is unparalleled.
While the center focus of the campaigns this year leans to the race for the State Senate and State Representatives etc, we have to remember that the Judge of Probate is an elected office and we need to make sure we give our support to our own Judge Beverly when casting our vote on November 4th.
Some excerpts from Judge Beverly’s candidate profile below;
As you vote on Election Day, I ask for support as your Probate Judge for the Milford-Orange Probate Court. My proven record, experience and commitment to the people I serve in both Milford and Orange can continue for all families in our communities……Community service and volunteerism is a central part of my extra-judicial life and over the years, I have been recognized by the Housatonic Council of Girl Scouts, the Milford Chamber of Commerce and the Concerned Citizens for People with Disabilities for service to our communities. Serving as a volunteer and board member of many local organizations such as Bridges, Devon Rotary, United Way and others, I am committed to ensuring that our communities have the support services that we need when we face family loss and crisis.
To view the full profile on Judge Beverly click here to redirect to the Milford Mirror. To view the full slate of Democratic candidates for the 2014 election please check out the “Candidates – 2014” page.
Keep up the great work Judge Beverly. Election Day is on November 4th! See you all there.