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Madison Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

The Background and History

Having read his platform and listened to him in the past few months, I made the decision to vote for John-Michael Parker for state representative for the 101st District.Small towns like...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Integrity, Honesty, and Progress

As members of this community, we will be making important choices come this November. Among them will be the selection of our house representative.There is a saying in the special needs...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Passion for the Work

Two letters in the Oct. 15 issue were from women, one saying she was of similar age age as State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) and both thanking her for her service but suggesting that...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Focusing on the Facts

As a local entrepreneur, State Senator Christin Cohen (D-12) knows all too well what the pandemic has meant to small businesses in our district. She was a tireless advocate for the governmental...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Staunch Supporter of Education

I first met State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) 35 years ago when she was well immersed in community service, eventually leading her to a deep political commitment for the last 20 years....

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Hardworking, Effective Voice

Over the past two years, State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) has proven herself to be a hardworking, effective voice in the State Senate for our part of Connecticut and a proponent of creative...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Hope and Possibility

John-Michael Parker is serious and capable, worthy of our trust. His candidacy for the 101st Assembly District is a breath of fresh air, a reminder of hope and possibility, of vigor and new...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Dedication to Dedication to

I wholeheartedly supported John-Michael Parker’s bid to become our 101st District state representative in 2018, and I was heartbroken when he lost by a mere 18 votes. I had so hoped that he ...

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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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