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Entries from November 20th, 2017

Ganim Runs From Trump

August 16th, 2017 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

The number of politicians, business leaders, elected officials, members of Congress including now Republicans distancing from Donald Trump is down the street, around the corner into the next county. Count Mayor Joe Ganim among them, after snuggling up for a play at infrastructure dough following Trump’s election. State Senator Marilyn Moore, whose name is often floated […]

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Official Ballot Qualifiers For Sept. 12 Democratic Primary

August 16th, 2017 · 3 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

It’s now official, Democratic primaries will take place September 12 in 9 of 10 City Council districts. On Wednesday Democratic Registrar Santa Ayala submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office the certified petitions of qualified challengers. Elections officials had spent the past week reviewing the petition sheet signatures of candidates following last Wednesday’s 4 p.m. deadline […]

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Young Dems Issue City Council Endorsements

August 16th, 2017 · 21 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Marcus Brown, City Council candidate for the West Side 132nd District and Maria Zambrano-Viggiano, candidate for the East Side 136th District have received the endorsement of the Greater Bridgeport Young Democrats. The organization had previously tapped Brown’s running partner Kyle Langan, as well as Pete Spain, council candidate in the 130th District covering Black Rock […]

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New Generation Of Young Activists Promote Community Empowerment

August 16th, 2017 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Bridgeport Generation Now, a new social action group vetting the political process, has unleashed its issues and policy platform for the campaign season. The organization features a bunch of young people new to city politics. It’s about time, right? Check them out, including this video from Callie Heilmann, president of the organization.

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Attendance Urged At Public Hearing On State’s Energy Strategy

August 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

A public hearing on Connecticut’s draft Comprehensive Energy Strategy will take tonight (Wednesday) at 6:30 in the Beacon Hall Events Center, Room 214, Housatonic Community College, 600 Lafayette Boulevard.

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