Issues

Aimee’s Platform

Aimee has outlined an extensive set of priorities and plans she will pursue as 111th District State Representative for Ridgefield.

Platform Highlights

An advocate for women and families, seniors and small businesses, Aimee will stand up to politics-as-usual and deliver for our families:

  • Provide local restaurants and shops with the financial aid to survive COVID-19
  • Preserve reproductive freedom, voting rights, and common-sense gun regulation
  • Protect funding and local control for Ridgefield schools
  • Expand senior services and tax credits

Learn how Aimee Berger-Girvalo’s positions/platform differ from her GOP opponent’s — click here to watch their 1-on-1 debate video.

Detailed Policy Positions

  • Aimee Berger-Girvalo Releases Plan to Support Connecticut Seniors
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2020 RIDGEFIELD, C.T. — Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for Connecticut House of Representatives in the 111th District, today released her plan to better support Connecticut’s senior population. Her plan includes senior tax relief through expanding the income-based tax credit program; increasing access to affordable, high quality healthcare and other services; reining …
  • Aimee Berger-Girvalo Releases Comprehensive COVID Recovery Plan
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2020 RIDGEFIELD, C.T. — Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for Connecticut House of Representatives in the 111th District, today released a comprehensive plan to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic recession plaguing so many families. Berger-Girvalo’s plan includes establishing a single-payer health care option, providing struggling small businesses with grants …
  • Aimee Berger-Girvalo Joins Lt. Governor, Experts to Discuss Small Business Relief and Recovery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2020 RIDGEFIELD, C.T. — Tomorrow, Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for Connecticut House of Representatives in the 111th District, will participate in a Small Business Forum featuring a discussion of Connecticut’s economic outlook, resources for CT’s small businesses, and a Q&A with experts. The forum, which starts October 8 at 7 pm, …
  • Getting Healthcare Right
    Last week the Governor announced the launch of a new Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) website that provides resources and tools for Connecticut employers and employees. This one-stop-shop will centralize important information and resources needed, and is a portal to critically important information regarding rights, roles, and responsibilities as it relates to the PFML …
  • Aimee Berger-Girvalo Highlights Local Businesses, Releases Plan to Provide Support Through COVID-19 and Beyond
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2020 RIDGEFIELD, C.T. – As small businesses continue to struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for Connecticut House of Representatives in the 111th District, is highlighting local businesses throughout the district and proposing policy solutions to provide them with immediate support.  Early in the pandemic, lawmakers passed the Connecticut …
  • Aimee Berger-Girvalo’s Statement on Governor Lamont’s Emergency Extension
    Aimee Berger-Girvalo issued the following statement in response to a question posed by the The Ridgefield Community Gazette to 2020 candidates for the Connecticut state legislative. Our state, like the country at large, is facing several ongoing crises, including the continuing public health threat of COVID-19 and the related economic downturn that has devastated so …
  • Video: Aimee Speaks to CT Against Gun Violence
    111th District State Assembly (Ridgefield) candidate Aimee Berger-Girvalo is deeply committed to gun safety and common sense gun violence prevention measures. Last week, in recognition of her leadership on these issues, Aimee was awarded the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction. This week (on Tuesday, September 8, 2020), Aimee sat down (virtually) with CT …
  • Aimee Berger-Girvalo Calls Out Eversource’s Fumbled Response to Isaias Storm, Pushes for Reform
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2020 As Thousands Lost Power, Berger-Girvalo Joined Lawmakers in Calling for Eversource to Better Prepare for Future Storms  RIDGEFIELD, CT – As many Connecticut residents were left without electricity for more than a week in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias, Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Democratic candidate for the Connecticut House of Representatives in …
  • On ‘Absentee Voting’
    By Aimee Berger-Girvalo “While we can’t predict what November will look like, we can act now to expand our voting options…” “No one should have to choose between their health and safety and their right to vote, and we still have time to ensure that this isn’t the case in November…” Across the country states …