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Entries from March 24th, 2017

Ganim Tweet Subject: ‘Using My Individual Voice To Support Those Who Live In Fear’

February 8th, 2017 · 33 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Fairfield resident Ann McCarthy, the subject of Mayor Joe Ganim’s tweet to highlight suburban responsibility regarding sanctuary communities, works for a social service organization in Bridgeport. “Mothers, fathers, and grandparents are calling us seeking help for themselves and their children,” McCarthy wrote to the CT Post Wednesday. “That is why I attended the rally. To use […]

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Governor, In Budget Address, Stresses Additional Aid To Cities

February 8th, 2017 · 9 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

 Stream of governor’s speech. Asserting “if a city has a mil rate over 40, not only is that city failing its residents, but Connecticut is failing that city,” Governor Dan Malloy on Wednesday issued his budget address to the state legislature proposing additional aid to the cities that need it most. Bridgeport will have a clearer […]

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School Board Declares Safe Haven For Students

February 8th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

From CT Post reporter Linda Conner Lambeck: Declaring a state directive to protect immigrant students not enough, the city school board on Tuesday voted to declare its district a safe haven for all students.

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Murphy: Trump’s A Bully, Mocks To Silence You

February 8th, 2017 · 7 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

After Elizabeth Warren was gaveled down for speaking against a Senate colleague who is President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy took to the lectern. Video above with excerpts from his speech below:

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City Snow Emergency

February 8th, 2017 · 5 Comments · News and Events

From mayor’s office: In anticipation of the pending winter storm due to impact Bridgeport beginning early tomorrow morning, Mayor Joe Ganim today is declaring a snow emergency for the city to take effect at 1:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 8, 2017. During the snow emergency, residents must move their cars off posted snow emergency streets. […]

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Ganim To Suburbanites: If You Care, Practice What You Preach (Home)

February 8th, 2017 · 57 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday issued a message through his Twitter feed putting suburbanites on notice: “If we care about the most vulnerable, suburbans must help, not criticize us for not doing enough.”

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