Shays Remembers Famous Reagan Speech, Bush's Birthday

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U.S. Senate

  • Christopher Shays (R): Shays took to Twitter to commerorate two significant polictical events that occurred on June 12: Today marks 2 anniversaries: 25 years ago Reagan gave his "Tear Down This Wall" speech in Germany & it's Pres. Bush's 88th birthday. #ctsen
  • Chris Murphy (D):  Murphy recently wrote to the respective chairs of both the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee pressing them to bolster the clauses of federal highway bills regarding U.S-crafted elements, according to the New Haven Register.

5th Congressional

  • Justin Bernier (R): Bernier on his Twitter page posted this update: "No, Mr. President, the private sector is NOT 'doing fine.' And the solution is not more government spending." #ctgop #ct05 #ct5 #tcot
  • Chris Donovan (D): Donovan will appear on WFSB’s “Face the State” on Sunday morning, according to the Register Citizen. Topics of discussion include the investigation into the actions of his campaign managers and how his campaign is progressing.

[Editor’s Note: 5th Congressional District towns include Avon, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Burlington, Canaan, Canton, Cheshire, Cornwall, Danbury, Farmington, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Meriden, Middlebury, Morris, New Britain, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norfolk, North Canaan, Plainville, Plymouth, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Sherman, Simsbury, Southbury, Thomaston, Torrington (part), Warren, Washington, Waterbury (part), Watertown, Wolcott and Woodbury.]


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