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Greenwich Time: Green Party Candidate Challenges Frantz

Edward Heflin

(The following was originally published in the Greenwich Times.)

Local Democrats are not challenging L. Scott Frantz as he seeks a fourth term representing the state Senate’s 36th District. But that does not mean the Greenwich Republican heads toward Election Day unopposed.

A Green Party challenger, also from Greenwich, is contesting Frantz’s re-election.

Newcomer Edward Heflin is promoting an agenda centered on a “public banking” initiative in his hopes to defeat the three-term incumbent, saying state government needs to take a new approach to reduce debt and create jobs.

Both candidates that the state economy is seriously ailing and job creation is negligible. But they see eye to eye on little else.

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The Day: Collins Gets Green Party Slot in Run for 38th District Seat

(The following was originally published in The Day.)

Waterford – Town resident Bill Collins has won ballot access as the Green Party candidate for 38th District state representative seat, according to a Waterford Green Party press release.

The 38th District represents Waterford and Montville. The seat is being vacated by Betsy Ritter, who is seeking to represent the 20th District in the state Senate.