NEWS

March 18, 2018

Don't Play Politics, Senators, Confirm McDonald as Chief Justice

The judiciary in Connecticut must not be politicized. Justice Andrew McDonald is eminently qualified and his appointment to Chief Justice should be approved. 

October 01, 2018

Statchen Hopes to Rise Above Partisan Politics

January 01, 2020

(Press Release) Bob Statchen Qualifies for the Citizens Election Program

Bob Statchen, Democratic Candidate for the 18th District State Senate seat, announced today that he has met the requirements for the Citizens Election Program.

May 15, 2018

Democrat Bob Statchen of Stonington, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the 18th District state Senate seat, announced Monday that he is the first candidate in Connecticut to receive the endorsement of VoteVets.org during this election cycle.

July 10, 2018

(Press Release) Bob Statchen Joins Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz Opposing Griswold Gun Range

It was great to be in Griswold with Ned Lamont, Democratic candidate for Governor, and Susan Bysiewicz, Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor. While we all recognize the importance of proper facilities for law enforcement training, we joined with local groups and residents to oppose locating a state police gun range on land that is surrounded by Pachaug Forest.

July 14, 2018

(Press Release) Statement in Support of Connecticut Federal Judge Ruling on Separated Children

Bob Statchen issued a statement today supporting U.S. District Court Judge Victor A. Bolden’s ruling on Friday that concluded the forced separation of two immigrant children from their parents without notice or a hearing was unconstitutional.

September 20, 2018

Why did Sen. Somers vote no on banning bump stocks?

I stand by my position that a wholly novel, untried constitutional theory of regulatory takings should not be used to vote against the recommendation of law enforcement, the public safety, the safety and well being of our children and the vast majority opinion (82%) of the voters. 

September 20, 2018

Letter: Statchen has the drive to represent 18th district

Thanks, as always, to Jack and Betty Donahue for their continued support!

August 07, 2018

Griswold gun range fight unites political parties

It is nice to find an issue folks can agree on.

September 18, 2018

Candidates for state legislature tackle budget, proposed gun range

Always good to visit with friends in Sterling. Thanks to The Ekonk Community Grange for hosting.

October 17, 2018

Sharp Exchanges in State Senate Debate Between Somers and Statchen

September 17, 2018

Letter: Need Senate debates to inform the voters

This issue needs to stay at the forefront. Now more than ever, we need civil, public  discourse.

September 16, 2018

Letter: Senator Somers, Come Out and Debate

Looks like we'll only end up with one. That is a disservice to the constituents.

September 26, 2018

Senator Heather Somers Rejects Debate Invitation from High School Politics Club

I can think of no more important role for a public servant than engaging with the youth that they represent and making every effort to encourage them to participate in our democracy. These young leaders showed real initiative in offering this event. To flatly reject their efforts is incredibly disappointing. 

September 29, 2018

Absence of Debates Has Been Only Debate So Far Between Statchen and Somers

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August 06, 2018

(Press Release) Bob Statchen Proposes Six Debates in 18th District State Senate Race

Today I issued a press release proposing a series of six debates with Republican State Senator Heather Somers. I am proposing the debates be held across the district so voters can learn about each candidate's plans and vision for the office. 

 

September 06, 2018

Letter: Gun Vote Convinced him to oppose Somers

Always great to hear from our engaged youth on important issues.

September 24, 2018

The Day, Chamber to host state Senate Debates in October

Would have like to have had more, but looking forward to this.

May 22, 2018

Democrats back Bob Statchen of Stonington for 18th District State Senate Seat

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March 02, 2018

Robert Statchen of Stonington is Seeking Democratic Nomination for 18th District Senate

Bob Statchen is throwing his hat into the ring for the Democratic party nomination for the 18th District state Senate seat.

January 03, 2023

Bob Statchen to Seek Democratic Endorsement for the 18th District Senate Seat

Democrat Bob Statchen of Stonington has announced he will be seeking his party’s nomination to run for the 18th District state Senate seat held by Republican Heather Somers of Groton.

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