Bridgeport policy wonk Jeff Kohut, 2011 mayoral candidate, has experienced a change of heart. Once opposed to a casino for the city, he writes, “There is real hope for Bridgeport in casino development. Let’s go for it! When do the buses leave for Hartford?”
Entries from April 24th, 2017
March 2nd, 2017 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Tags: Jeff Kohut
March 2nd, 2017 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Proponents of casino expansion in Bridgeport–irrespective of Connecticut’s two tribal nations joining forces for a third state casino in East Windsor to protect their interests from MGM Resorts International’s Springfield, Massachusetts enterprise–are not giving up, according to Bridgeport State Rep. Chris Rosario who says a bill to open up the gaming process will be heard […]
March 2nd, 2017 · 56 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
Hmmm, U.S. Senator Al Franken, interrogating Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the above video, bears a resemblance to OIB contributor John Marshall Lee. Did Sessions lie about his Russian contacts? Time will tell.
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March 2nd, 2017 · 12 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics
In written testimony submitted Tuesday to the state legislature’s Education Committee, Mayor Joe Ganim declares “I must tell each of you that for a city like Bridgeport that has suffered decades of massive under-funding of our public schools to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars, sitting in that courtroom last September and listening […]
March 2nd, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim’s administration has found a new reason to delay issuing municipal identity cards to undocumented immigrants and others who call Connecticut’s largest city home. President Donald J. Trump.