Brookfield DTC member, veteran and nationally recognized veterans advocate Mike Zacchea is featured in a TV ad for Representative Elizabeth Esty. We urge you to watch.
The Brookfield DTC meets the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 in the Staff Lunchroom at Brookfield High School (immediately to the left after entering the main doors). If you’re interested in attending a meeting or learning more about hot to get involved, click here to send us an email, and we’ll be in touch.
Smolnik endorsed by Connecticut Working Families Party
The Connecticut Working Families Party has announced its endorsement of Dan Smolnik for state representative in the in the 107th district. We congratulate Dan on gaining important grassroots support. Click here to download the press release.
Dan Smolnik for the 107th
Brookfield DTC Proposes Alternative Budget
The Brookfield Democratic Town Committee proposes an alternate budget for consideration by the Board of Finance as well as residents. Since there is no Democratic representation on the Board of Finance, we wanted the town to see what is possible. Read our proposal. _________________________________________________________________________
Democratic Response to the State of the Town
On Thursday, February 6, First Selectman Bill Tinsley delivered his State of the Town address. Here is our response. Please watch and share.
The Brookfield Democratic Town Committee joins the Danbury News Times in its request that First Selectman, William Tinsley, release all information and documents related to any ethics complaints filed against him. Read more.
Brookfield Democratic Town Committee Elects New Slate, Leadership The Brookfield Democratic Town Committee held its caucus and elected a new slate as well as new leaders on Thursday, January 9. The slate consists of 25 members, 9 of whom are newly appointed. In addition to the appointment of 9 new slate members, existing members also elected Ray DiStephan as the new Chair of the BDTC. Click here to read more.
Brookfield Democrats Call on Mr. Tinsley to Resign In November, Brookfield’s voters were shocked to discover, within days of the election, that William Tinsley, who won the Town’s highest office by a narrow margin, had withheld the fact that he faced charges of embezzlement and petit larceny in Vermont. The acceptance of his nolo contendere plea by the Vermont court to the charge of petit larceny is recorded as “Judgment of Guilty entered by Judge Karen R. Carroll on dispute 2.” Click here to read more.
Veterans’ Affairs Initiative
The Brookfield DTC has established a Veterans’ Affairs Committee to be chaired by new member Michael Zacchea. Mike is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served in Somalia, Haiti, and Iraq and has a state and national reputation in advocacy for veterans. Mike remarked that “Brookfield has over 800 veterans and their contributions and capabilities are and should be recognized as a great asset to our community.” Click here to read more. And let us know if you’d like to get involved.