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Entries from April 18th, 2014

Himes To House Speaker Boehner: Do The Right Thing For Our People

January 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events

Democratic Congressman Jim Himes urges Speaker of the House John Boehner to reverse himself and push a vote to fund Sandy relief. Under intense pressure from House Republicans Boehner has scheduled a vote Friday for $9 billion for the national flood insurance program and another on Jan. 15 for a remaining $51 billion in the […]

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Mac The Knife! City Council’s White Out Leads To Federal Lawsuit

January 2nd, 2013 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Last May, the city’s legislative services director Tom White took issue with OIB’s assertion that he wanted to “reform the way” the City Council conducts business following a series of issues White had with several council members including Council President Tom McCarthy. There were problems apparently that White did not want to spill out publicly, […]

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As Courant Loses Statewide Juice, Hearst Newspapers Becomes A Player

January 2nd, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media

It used to be the Hartford Courant was the dominant media force in Connecticut and then there was everyone else. No more. The Courant is now a splinter of its former self, like so many newspaper outlets around the country, as its parent Tribune Co. www.tribune.com emerges from bankruptcy with a plan to recast itself […]

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South End Lot To Become Community Garden

January 2nd, 2013 · 9 Comments · News and Events

From State Senator Anthony Musto: Senator Anthony Musto (D-Trumbull) joined with Governor Dannel P. Malloy in announcing an Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition grant that will support Bridgeport in creating 1.5 acres of attractive community space.

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