Alex Bergstein

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CT State Senator, District 36. Mom, lawyer, advocate, change-maker.

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Let’s make participating in Democracy easier by allowing early voting as 33 other states already do. First we must amend our state constitution, which is what today’s press conference with @sots_merrill was about. With support from 75% of legislators, we can do this!
We have to not just change what gets done but how it gets done. We’re done with obstructionism, we’re done with deception, we’re done with all negativity. I'm focused on solving problems with optimism and action. Are you?
The biggest privilege of my life is this opportunity to serve. Thank you #greenwich #newcanaan and #stamford for the honor. I am fired up and will work for YOU and our #Democracy every single day. #Grateful
Started today at a LWV meeting in New Canaan, followed by a gathering with the legislators and First Selectmen of Fairfield County, including my own from Greenwich- Peter Tesei. Regardless of party, we all agree that Fairfield County is the economic engine of the state and we need to invest wisely to drive economic growth for all of Connecticut. Now I’m in Hartford, making that case to all of my colleagues in the legislature. I’m on it!
Just saw an excellent show in NYC about @gloriasteinem. We still have so much to do to achieve gender equality in our families, businesses and government. But we can make this happen! Let’s go ...
Serving dinner to New Covenant House clients living with food insecurity was a humbling and gratifying way to spend Christmas. Thank you Sally Kelman for organizing this project for 26 years! You embody the spirit of service - giving to others and asking nothing in return. 
Committee leadership positions were announced today! I am Chair of Banking and Vice Chair of Judiciary. Thrilled to have this opportunity to make policy that directly impacts consumers of financial services ... and that will Prevent Gun Violence! 
Fun fact: Since 2013, NBC Sports TV (including the Olympics coverage) has been headquartered in Stamford. Thank you Mark Lazarus and @nbcsports for choosing CT and bringing over 700 jobs here. When we make the trains to NY faster, we’ll draw even more millennials like Jess (on the left) to live and work in CT. This is what positive economic growth looks like!
Hope. Love. Joy. Peace. This is what I feel every time I attend a service at First Baptist Church of Greenwich. Thank you Reverend Nins and your congregation for the warmth and acceptance you extend to every fellow human being.You are a role model.
On this anniversary of tragic #sandyhook I am grateful for the brave activists who turn fear into HOPE and anger into ACTION to make the world safer for ALL children. #momsdemandaction #studentsdemandaction
Did you know Hollywood East is in CT? Blue Sky Studios, tucked away in backcountry Greenwich, has been producing blockbuster animated films like “Ice Age” for over 20 years. They employ hundreds of talented people and are ready to hire more. This is what we need more of in our state. Best in class business ... and jobs, jobs, jobs!
Fun fact - the “Genius of Connecticut” statue that graces the center of the Capitol is ... a woman! She’s been projecting wisdom for over 100 years. Now we have more women in the legislature than ever before! Like my law school classmate Maria Horn. And we have great men too @willhaskellforct. I’m meeting legislators from all over the state and my message is “We are equals ... and let’s work together!”