Letters to the Editor

Expect Even More | Zip06.com

Hands down I support Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) in the upcoming State Senate race. That said, I don’t want to give him a free pass.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161102/expect-even-more-

Keeping and Growing Jobs | Zip06.com

Please accept this letter as a robust endorsement of State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) for another term.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161102/keeping-and-growing-jobs-

Passionate about Helping People | Zip06.com

I am involved in several volunteer organizations and have had the pleasure of working with State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) on different occasions.

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A Rare Quality | Zip06.com

I am writing to encourage Guilford residents to support State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) by voting for him on Election Day. I have the privilege to know Ted as a friend, a professional colleague, and now as our state senator.

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Delivered on their Promises | Zip06.com

We’re fortunate to have two of the most effective representatives our communities could ask for in State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98).

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Effectiveness in Hartford | Zip06.com

I write in support of the re-election of our state senator, Ted Kennedy, Jr (D-12).

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Be Informed | Zip06.com

Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) is running for re-election to the State Senate seat.

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Will Keep Fighting | Zip06.com

As the mother of a teen referee and coordinator of referees for a youth soccer organization, I am writing to thank Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) for supporting a recent legislative proposal to clarify that referees, umpires, and other officials—frequently teenage athletes or retirees who work on a casual basis—should be properly classified as “independent contractors” and not “employees.”

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Pragmatic Problem-Solver | Zip06.com

I join the many others who have written to support Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D) for re-election to the 12th District State Senate seat.

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A Positive Leader | Zip06.com

I have gotten to know Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D) over the last 10 years and was excited to be able to vote for him two years ago for State Senate seat for the 12th Senate District.

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Interested in What’s Happening | Zip06.com

I have known State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) for more than 20 years in various relationships: friend, neighbor, law firm colleague, and constituent.

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A Mental Health Hero | Zip06.com

As a NAMI Shoreline Board member, a parent mentor with Think:Kids of MGH, a member of Changing Minds Advocacy Group in Killingworth, and a longtime advocate for kids who struggle with behavioral issues, I can unequivocally say that State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) is a hero in the mental health community.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161026/a-mental-health-hero

Record of Success | Zip06.com

In the acrid political climate in which we now live, there’s perhaps no more valuable quality in a candidate than the ability to reach across the aisle. With a proven track record of building consensus, State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) embodies that quality—and he’s just getting started.

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Hardworking and Innovative | Zip06.com

State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) understands full well the challenges facing Connecticut and the shoreline in the years since the start of the global recession. Economic shifts and slow job growth have led to a state budget crisis, with repercussions felt throughout all districts.

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Effective, Experienced, and Compassionate | Zip06.com

There are many things that can be said in praise of State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12).

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Protect and Champion | Zip06.com

Anybody in Guilford who wants to do his or her share to protect the environment and Long Island Sound should start by voting for State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98) this November.

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An Effective Team | Zip06.com

I encourage voters to re-elect State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98), and State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) for another term in the State Legislature.

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Proven Leadership Ability | Zip06.com

Amid the turmoil of this election season, Branford is so very fortunate to have devoted, tireless, responsive, and effective state representation in State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) and State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-102).

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Advocate for the Environment | Zip06.com

Those of us who live near Long Island Sound are concerned about its future health and the effect that our environmental actions may have on it and its coastline.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161026/advocate-for-the-environment-

What Government Should Be | Zip06.com

We are residents of Short Beach, a Branford shoreline neighborhood that wraps around a lovely, quiet cove on Long Island Sound. We are writing to support State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) and State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-102) in this election.

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Reaching Across the Aisle | Zip06.com

What has impressed me most about State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) is his ability to get things done with bipartisan support. During his time as Senate chair of the Environment Committee, almost every committee bill signed into law was passed with near-unanimous or unanimous bipartisan support.

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Animal Rights Allegiance | Zip06.com

As a member of Connecticut Votes for Animals, I am notified of upcoming bills in the State Assembly that concern the welfare of animals. I always read these bills with interest and observe the role our legislators play in supporting these bills.

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Experience, Knowledge, and Passion | Zip06.com

It is with pride that I am submitting this letter in support of State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12)’s re-election to the Connecticut Senate. Senator Kennedy has been a tireless promoter of issues important to us such as healthcare costs, education, the handicapped, our environment, transportation, and keeping jobs in Connecticut.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161019/experience-knowledge-and-passion-

Makes it Happen | Zip06.com

Let’s look at State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12)’s record for financial support of Madison. A grant for $400,000 from Connecticut’s Responsible Growth and Transit-Oriented Development Grant Program will bring much needed renovation to Tuxis walkway. Another $500,000 has been secured through a STEAP grant towards the completion of the Strong Center Project at the Surf Club.

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Taking Constructive Steps | Zip06.com

State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) has represented our district with energy and intelligence.

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The Leadership Ability | Zip06.com

As the predecessor in the State Senate to Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12), I have closely watched his performance both in Hartford and in the district and have been extremely impressed.

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Patience and Humility | Zip06.com

I would like to thank Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) for his outstanding public service as our state senator and his willingness to serve our community for another two years.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161019/patience-and-humility-

Advocate for the Environment | Zip06.com

As a physician trained in the cause and effects of human disease, I am particularly aware of the effects of toxic chemicals in our environment and their long-term effects on human health. Medical research has shown that children are particularly sensitive to the effects of toxic chemicals.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161019/advocate-for-the-environment-

A Public-Private Effort | Zip06.com

Branford is fortunate to have Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) as our state senator.

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Attentive and Active | Zip06.com

As the chairman of the North Branford Democratic Town Committee, I would like to support the re-election of Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) as our state senator in Hartford.

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Will Empower Consumers | Zip06.com

I am writing this letter in strong support of the re-election of State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12). Ted has shown outstanding leadership in the ways he has worked across party lines on many issues, especially those related to health care topics.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161019/will-empower-consumers-

A Tireless Advocate | Zip06.com

Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) has been a terrific state senator. He is a pro-active, bipartisan leader who communicates effectively and transparently with an open door policy.

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A Facilitator and a Fighter | Zip06.com

I want to spend the rest of my life on the shoreline, but a day doesn’t go by where another friend, classmate or colleague is picking up and leaving Branford behind in exchange for a new life in Stamford, New York, and beyond.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161019/a-facilitator-and-a-fighter

Highly Effective Support | Zip06.com

The recent announcement that State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) had helped Branford secure a $500,000 STEAP grant to fund the construction of the Company 9 firehouse for Indian Neck highlights the important, tireless and often overlooked work of our state legislators to directly impact our local communities.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161019/highly-effective-support-

Uniquely Suited | Zip06.com

Having served our town so effectively in his exceptional first term in the state Senate, Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) has demonstrated great understanding and sensitivity to issues of special concern to our community.

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Dynamic and Effective | Zip06.com

We, the citizens of the 12th Senatorial District and the 98th Legislative District, are fortunate to have such quality representation in Hartford.

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Better for Connecticut | Zip06.com

As a person with multiple sclerosis, I feel very fortunate to have Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) represent me in the Connecticut State Senate. Senator Kennedy is a terrific advocate for persons with disabilities, promoting their rights in the areas of employment, home life, and general quality of life.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161012/better-for-connecticut-

No Small Comfort | Zip06.com

I met Ted Kennedy, Jr., during the Stop the Pipeline fight and found him to be genuinely concerned about the impact that project would have had on Branford and Long Island Sound.

Source: www.zip06.com/letters/20161012/no-small-comfort-

Thank You

Thank you to the voters of the 12th District: Branford, Guilford, Madison, North Branford, Durham and Killingworth.  I am deeply honored by your support and confidence in me.  I am also grateful to the many …

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