The state Senator said stress from her contentious divorce her husband, Seth Bergstein, led to her decision to resign.
Some Senate Democrats still publicly hedge on tolls
We asked the seven Senate Democrats whose votes on truck tolls have been in question. Here’s what they said.
Lamont: Private investors could fund toll start-up costs
Gov. Ned Lamont wants to explore tapping private investors to finance at least some of the hundreds of millions of dollars needed to install electronic tolling on its highways.
Lawmakers take aim at new and revived gun bills
Connecticut lawmakers are pushing an array of firearm bills that highlight issues regarding gun safety, rights, and reforms.
Greenwich lawmaker launches 2019 debate on tolls
Sen. Alex Bergstein, D-Greenwich The 2019 debate over tolls began this week with a legislator from Connecticut’s southwestern corner — home to some of the state’s most congested highways and rail lines. Sen. Alex Bergstein, a freshman Democrat from Greenwich who favors tolls on all vehicles, also wants to employ a financing approach that could […]
Yes, there will be a Democratic state senator from Greenwich
Alex Bergstein joins the Connecticut Senate next week as a curiosity in the huge new class of Democrats: She is a Greenwich Democrat, the first elected to the state Senate since the mid-term elections of 1930, when Republicans were wounded by a deepening Depression and an unpopular Herbert Hoover.