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An Evening with Amy Siskind

“Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember.” This is exactly what Amy Siskind did in her blog-now-book “The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year in Office” which she shared at an event in Madison on June 7.

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2018 Nominating Conventions

Convention season is here! Throughout the month of May, delegates will be convening to nominate Democratic candidates for the 2018 elections at both the national and state levels. Here is your guide to convention information including dates, venues and Madison delegates.

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Our Candidate for State Rep

At our April meeting, the Madison Democratic Town Committee endorsed John-Michael Parker of Madison as the Democratic candidate for State Representative in Connecticut’s 101st District serving Madison and Durham. Learn more about his candidacy…

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March for our Lives!

On March 24, people all across the country - from our nation's capitol and other major cities to rural communities and small towns - will be marching with friends, family, and neighbors to demand that their lives and safety become a priority, and that we put an end to...

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Public Hearing on March 26

The Madison Board of Selectman will hold a public hearing on an ordinance prohibiting waste associated with natural gas and oil extraction through a process known as "fracking" in the town of Madison.  The hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Town...

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Resolution Regarding the NRA

In the wake of another mass shooting in the U.S., this time at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, the Madison Democratic Town Committee voted in support of the following resolution at their regular meeting held on Monday, March 12, 2018: “It is resolved...

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Proposed Fracking Waste Ban

The MDTC is encouraging members of the community to attend the Board of Selectmen meeting scheduled for Monday, December 18 to learn about the issue of fracking waste and support the passage of a town ordinance which would effectively ban fracking waste in all its...

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Ted Kennedy’s Endorsement

Madison's slate of Democratic candidates is a remarkable group of individuals with a depth and breadth of experience that will be indispensable to the Town. Al Goldberg and Scott Murphy are a proven and effective team on the Board of Selectmen that will continue to...

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Election Note from our Chair

The municipal election is only a week away and your vote is critically important! The people of Madison deserve the best, most qualified candidates for our Town Government, and we've got them! Yet, only about one third of Madison Democrats participate in municipal...

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Charlottesville Resolution

The Madison Democratic Town Committee passed the following resolution regarding the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia by unanimous vote at the August 14 meeting: It is resolved that the Madison Democratic Town Committee strongly condemns the recent incendiary...

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CT Dems Weekly Action Items

Looking for ways to be effective at the local level?  The Connecticut Democratic Party has initiated a program for "Democratic Community Captains" working at the grassroots.  Each week, the State party sends out new actions items.  Here are action items for this...

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Candidate Endorsements 2017

The Madison Democratic Town Committee is pleased to announce its slate of candidates for the 2017 Madison municipal elections. Candidates were endorsed at a special meeting on Sunday, July 23 at the Madison Surf Club followed by a picnic on Garvin’s Point. Al...

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Attention: School Facilities Plan

On April 4 the Board of Education (BOE) discussed three potential options for the School Facility Plan. We urge the Madison community to study this issue and contact members of the Board of Education to ensure the best option for our children and our town.

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Let the BoE Hear Your Voice!

Join us this Tuesday, April 4th at 7:30 at Town Campus to listen to the Board of Education discuss the options for the School Facility Plan and give your views!  The decision that the Board of Education will make over the next few weeks will drive possible school...

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The State of Madison’s Budgets

Learn more about the state of Madison’s budgets, the difficult decisions that might be ahead given possible cuts in State funding, and how you can engage in this issue when the Board of Finance holds its next public hearing on April 18. Let your voice be heard!

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Upcoming Events

Jun
23
Sat
10:00 am CTSI Meet the Candidates’ Event @ First Congregational Church on the Green
CTSI Meet the Candidates’ Event @ First Congregational Church on the Green
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am
CTSI Meet the Candidates' Event @ First Congregational Church on the Green
This is your opportunity to get to know your candidates for state and national office!  The Connecticut Shoreline Indivisible (CTSI) group will be hosting a Meet & Greet for candidates in the 2018 midterm elections. [...]
Jun
24
Sun
3:00 pm Blue Wave Fest in Chester, CT @ Chester Fairgrounds
Blue Wave Fest in Chester, CT @ Chester Fairgrounds
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blue Wave Fest in Chester, CT @ Chester Fairgrounds
The Chester Democratic Town Committee (DTC) in cooperation with 14 Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline DTCs will host a Blue Wave Festival on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 3:00-6:00 pm at the Chester Fairgrounds, Rt[...]
Jul
9
Mon
7:00 pm MDTC July Meeting @ Madison Town Campus - Hammonasset Room
MDTC July Meeting @ Madison Town Campus - Hammonasset Room
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm
MDTC July Meeting @ Madison Town Campus - Hammonasset Room
The Madison Democratic Town Committee will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, July 9 beginning at 7:00 pm in the Hammonasset Room at Madison Town Campus.  All are welcome to attend!

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Peggy Lyons
MDTC Chair

Pamela Greene
MDTC Vice Chair

Kathleen Akgun
MDTC Treasurer

Jason Brown
MDTC Secretary

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