GOP Viewpoint: Call to action

In our last column we urged all Ridgefield residents to pay close attention to what is going on in Hartford. We used tolls as one example of Democratic policies being advanced that will hurt residents of Ridgefield and Connecticut. Since that article was written, the Democrats have put forward legislation and initiatives that will: Force Ridgefield and towns like ours … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Pay close attention

As the Democratic-controlled Connecticut legislature sets its priorities for 2019, we encourage all Ridgefield residents to pay close attention to bills that are being put forth. The two main questions to ask yourself when analyzing new bills are: Will the legislation have a positive or negative effect on Ridgefield? Will the legislation improve Connecticut’s economic problems? Let’s take the issue … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Thank you for your service

As we start 2019, the Ridgefield Republican Town Committee would like to take a moment to thank two very important public servants — Hope Wise and Toni Boucher. Hope Wise, has stepped down as the Ridgefield Republican registrar after 20 years of service. Until recently, Toni Boucher served as Ridgefield’s state senator for the past 10 years. Both of these … read more

Letter: Deficits and the GOP

To the Editor: In a letter to the editor on Dec 13, Sean Archambault takes issue with Alex Harris’s Democratic View column from the previous week. The first issue is that many of Sean’s deficit numbers are way off. For example, for Fiscal Year 2010, Sean pegs the deficit at $1.652 trillion, while the actual deficit, according to the non-partisan … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Stay involved

Another Election Day has come and gone, and we all survived. Congratulations to all who were victorious in their run for public office. Thank you to every candidate who ran for office. Regardless of the outcome, you made a difference in this election cycle. I offer a huge shout-out to all the volunteers, regardless of your party affiliation, who volunteered … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Review the facts before you vote

This election is not about the president. This election is about what is best for Connecticut and Ridgefield. Democrats want to make this election a referendum on the policies of the president. They want votes based on emotion, fear and anger. I’m asking you to take a breath and review the facts before you vote. Democrats have held every state constitutional seat in … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Young Democrat for Frey

I’ve been a Democrat for as long as I’ve thought about politics, so when I landed myself an internship with state Rep. John Frey before I graduated RHS, I was skeptical. I’ve always known and respected him as a man, but in the age of polarization I didn’t expect myself to appreciate his politics. During my time working for him, however, I realized … read more

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