DEBATES ON TAP LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY….SEIU BACKS ESTY FOR THE 5TH…OBAMA SIGNS AND TURNING OUT THE VOTE…PULASKI DAY IN NEW BRITAIN….

CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE IN NEW BRITAIN SATURDAY OCTOBER 20TH; PRESIDENT OBAMA AND ROMNESIA MONDAY WATCH PARTY; LEGISLATORS AT TRINITY ON MAIN OCTOBER 25TH

Democratic Congressional Nominee Elizabeth Esty will debate Republican Andrew Roraback in New Britain Saturday 10/20 at 2 p.m. at Trinity On Main Cultural Center, 69 Main Street.

Sponsored by the New Britain Area League of Women Voters and the New Britain Herald, the debate is open to the public.  Democrats are encouraged to attend the LWV debate.  There will be a rally on behalf of Elizabeth Esty starting at 1 pm. For information on the coordinated campaign and Esty for Congress activities contact Justin Wallace at jwallace@ctdems.org  or by calling  (203) 350-9371.

On Monday, President Obama will debate Thurston Howell “Mitt” Romney for the third and final time.  The topic is foreign policy and the debate will air from 9 to 10 pm Eastern time from Boca Raton, FL with moderator Bob Schieffer of CBS News. The Town Committee will host a debate watch party following Monday’s phone bank at New Britain headquarters, 19 Bassett Street.

SEIU BACKS ESTY FOR THE 5TH

This week the Service Employees International Union Connecticut State Council (SEIU), with 12,000 members in the Congressional District, endorsed Esty.  The SEIU Council includes six local affiliated unions – Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges, Connecticut Employees Union Independent, Connecticut State Employees Association, International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 731, New England Health Care Employees Union District 1199, and SEIU Local 32BJ.

Democratic Congressional Nominee Elizabeth Esty

“We endorse Elizabeth Esty for Congress because our members are confident she will stand up and fight the radical right wing tea party agenda,” Paul Filson, Director of the SEIU CT State Council said. “We know she will champion rights for workers and their families. She will fight to protect the promise of Social Security and Medicare. She will push for common sense investments in education, services and vital infrastructure improvements for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional district.”

Said Esty  “SEIU has a uniquely diverse membership and a proud 90 year history of building and strengthening America’s middle class. I’m looking forward to standing with SEIU and the more than 12,000 SEIU members in the 5th District to fight for the fair paychecks, collective-bargaining rights, and secure retirements that hard-working families deserve and to protect the Medicare and Social Security benefits that our seniors have earned.”

GET YOUR OBAMA-BIDEN SIGN AND HELP TURNOUT THE VOTE

Voter outreach in city neighborhoods is underway from now through Election Day, November 6th, and getting involved is the best way to defeat the extreme right agenda of the GOP at the state and national level.
With visibility increasingly important as we near the Nov. 6th election,The Town Committee will provide lawn signs for Obama-Biden and the Democratic slate for New Britain locations while supplies last.   Please email your name, address and telephone number to newbritaindemocrat@gmail.com. Or visit headquarters. Democratic headquarters is located at 19 Bassett Street. Headquarters telephone 860-505-8901
Get Out The Vote activities will continue Monday through Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Sundays, 4 to 7 pm and Saturdays, 10 to 1, 1 to 4 and 4 to 7 pm. If you can give an hour, an afternoon or an evening sign up for phoning and canvassing at the headquarters.

HONORING CASIMIR PULASKI

Public officials, including State Senator Terry Bielinski Gerratana, State Rep. Peter Tercyak, State Rep. Bobby Sanchez, Alderman Larry Hermanowski and former Mayor Lucian Pawlak, joined veterans and residents October 14th in the annual observance honoring  military commander Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779) at the city park and monument at the end of Broad Street.  Pulaski  fought for freedom in Poland and in the American War of Independence and is widely honored as  “the father of American cavalry”

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“To summarize, then, the true Romney plan is to create an economic boom through the sheer power of Mr. Romney’s personal awesomeness. But the campaign doesn’t dare say that, for fear that voters would (rightly) consider it ridiculous. So what we’re getting instead is an attempt to brazen it out with nakedly false claims. There’s no jobs plan; just a plan for a snow job on the American people.”

New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman from “Snow Job On Jobs” October 18th

VOLUNTEER, ORGANIZE, VOTE with NEW BRITAIN DEMOCRATS

To make a contribution visit  https://newbritaindemocrat.org/contribute/

To volunteer  contact newbritaindemocrat@gmail.com.  New Britain Democratic headquarters, 19 Bassett Street, New Britain. 860-505-8901

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THANK YOU

Labor donated for New Britain Democratic Town Committee, Post Office Box 2112, New Britain CT 06050   John Valengavich, Treasurer. Approved by John McNamara

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