Mike Mason

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Special BET Meeting to Reconsider FY ’21 Budget Amounts to Lengthy Argument over Robert’s Rules, Adjournment

The BET held a special meeting via Zoom on Tuesday afternoon with just one item on the agenda: to reconsider FY 21 approved budget before it gets sent on to the RTM for approval. The special meeting was scheduled at the request of Democrats on the BET after an outcry from public school parents over cuts to the education budget. The Republican controlled BET had voted last week during a contentious meeting to cut $3 million from the education budget leaving it at current academic year spending levels. The Democrats had proposed instead a $700,000 cut. Despite the meeting lasting only about 40 minutes, and almost 400 people listening on mute, most of the session was taken up by arguments over motions, Robert’s Rules of Order, and consulting the new Town Attorney Vin Marino. Continue Reading →

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Republican BET Members: All Greenwich Should Be Concerned

“As the incumbent Republican members of the BET running for re-election, we all pledge to do our best in the upcoming campaign to earn your trust so that you can return us in November as the majority party on the BET.” – Current Republican BET Members and Republican Candidates for Re-Election to the BET Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Push Poll for Republican Primary for First Selectman of Greenwich is Underhanded

“Politics today has gotten past the point of nastiness and far away from the cause of the common good of the people. An example of this is evident in a recent poll I received regarding the Republican Primary for First Selectman of Greenwich.” – Michael Hahn, Riverside Continue Reading →

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Lauren Rabin, Republican Hopeful for Selectman: Greenwich is Strong and Getting Stronger

Lauren Rabin, currently a member of the Greenwich Board of Education is seeking the RTC nomination for Selectman. She talked about the role of Selectman, the Town’s need for playing fields, spaces for dogs to run free, funding capital improvements and the possibilities for public-private partnerships. Continue Reading →

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Coach Kelly Kicks Off Campaign for Selectman at Milbrook Club with Passion

“They talk about how they want to tax the wealthy more. Let’s put them to the challenge and prove it doesn’t have to Bernie Sanders Socialism to get things accomplished. Let’s prove we can work together with those who have and those who have-not to fix things. Ray Dalio says capitalism is broken. Let’s be an example of how it we can work together and fix it. Capitalism works. Socialism is not the route forward. Capitalism works and and what better Town to lead than Greenwich?” – Joe Kelly, Republican candidate for the Board of Selectman Continue Reading →

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