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Entries from September 19th, 2018

Assault Hospitalizes Councilwoman Martinez

February 22nd, 2018 · 12 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart and Tara O’Neill, CT Post: Police are investigating an assault that sent a prominent councilwoman to the hospital.

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Wanna Be An Ethics Commissioner? Apply Here

February 22nd, 2018 · 14 Comments · City Council, News and Events

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: The City of Bridgeport is now actively soliciting applications of civic-minded Bridgeport residents to fill two vacancies on the City of Bridgeport Ethics Commission. Applications can be found online by following this link: bridgeportct.gov/ethics.

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Gomes’ Transparency Push Paves Way For Public Hearing On Casino Bill

February 22nd, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Overcoming opposition from the co-chair Tim Larson, State Senator Ed Gomes led the call for transparency Thursday morning as the state legislature’s Public Safety Committee voted 18-6 to approve a public hearing on a  bill calling for an open, competitive process for a commercial casino proposed in Bridgeport.

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Rigged? State Senator Larson’s Hissy Fit Endangers Thousands Of Jobs

February 22nd, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

What’s wrong with an open, competitive process? Why does a gaming monopoly advantage the tribal nations to the economic detriment of the rest of the state including Connecticut’s largest city where polling shows residents overwhelmingly support MGM Resorts’ proposed waterfront gaming development that will create 7,000 jobs by a proven gaming leader? In a state […]

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Senator Moore Among Leaders To Nominate Margaret Morton To Women’s Hall Of Fame

February 22nd, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events

News release from State Senator Marilyn Moore: In celebration of Black History Month, Connecticut’s four current African American women legislators Senator Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport), Rep. Patricia Billie Miller (D-Stamford), Rep. Toni Walker (D-New Haven), and Rep. Robyn Porter (D-New Haven)–nominated Margaret E. Morton, the first African American woman to sit in the state legislature, to the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. Joined […]

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Watch: Ganim Goes Over Wall–Limbers Up For Fundraiser

February 22nd, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim has always been something of a thrill seeker. At 58 years old, it’s become a little tougher tuning up the old bones as video above shows the mayor receiving tips from limber Millennials scaling concourse walls at the Margaret Morton Government Center that houses municipal offices. The Ganim campaign is pitching this […]

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