From the CT Post: House Speaker Chris Donovan and his campaign staff are now the focus of the federal investigation that resulted in charges against his congressional campaign’s finance director, a source familiar with the case said.
Entries from June 18th, 2013
May 31st, 2012 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
May 31st, 2012 · 4 Comments · City Council
City financial watchdog John Marshall Lee shares the latest letter he sent to all 20 members of the City Council, questioning the information extended to city taxpayers by the city’s legislative body as it prepares to conduct a public hearing and then vote on an update of its stipend payments. From Lee: City Council: “Stipend” [...]
May 31st, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
In the long and winding road that is Bridgeport politics, every candidate–especially this year–is seeking an edge in the Aug. 14 Democratic primary. For some it will be absentee ballots, for others relying on the party establishment to churn out a vote, for others running against the system. The State Senate campaign operation of Democratic-endorsed [...]
May 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport
From Mayor Finch: Downtown Thursdays Lineup Set; Summer Concert Series Expands to 13 Weeks Put on your dancing shoes and make your way to McLevy Green for the 2012 edition of Downtown Thursdays–back for a third year, expanded to 13 weeks. The concert series, organized by the City of Bridgeport and the Downtown Special Services [...]
May 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events
The Bridgeport Animal Control is pleased to announce our “Pet Palooza” event, which will take place on June 2nd and 16th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Bridgeport Animal Control Facility, 236 Evergreen Street, Bridgeport, CT. There will be a Rabies Clinic with $10 Rabies shot, $40 shot packages, $30 Micro-chipping and $5 [...]
May 30th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Journalist and community activist Angel Reyes is challenging Christina Ayala, the endorsed Democrat in Connecticut’s 128th State House District. Assuming Reyes successfully petitions his way on to the ballot, the heavily Latino district will sport an intriguing ballot lineup for the Aug. 14 primary.
May 30th, 2012 · 8 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Leave it to Russell Capozziello to frame the message on behalf of the city’s adult entertainment establishments. From Tim Loh, CT Post: At the City Council’s Ordinance Committee public hearing Tuesday night about cracking down on massage parlors and adult entertainment, the clubs also had their defenders. “I don’t know if any of you committee [...]