I was so proud to join the East Lyme Democratic Town Committee last month in voting to endorse state Rep. Betsy Ritter in her run for the state Senate. Betsy has served southeastern Connecticut for the past 10 years with integrity and hard work. She is fair-minded and listens to all concerns from our citizenry with an open mind.
Rep. Ritter has fought aggressively for senior citizens and working families and understands how to support job creation and business innovation. She's passed legislation to create a business incubator for the bioscience and pharmaceutical sectors, and co-sponsored legislation establishing a statewide Port Authority so we can capitalize on the economic assets of deepwater ports like New London's. Betsy has a proven record of enhancing and sustaining the quality of life for all of us. I hope you'll join me in supporting her in the Aug. 12 Democratic primary.