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Entries from September 17th, 2018

White: Junk City Council Junkets

March 9th, 2018 · 32 Comments · City Council, News and Events

Former City Councilman Tom White, who also served as staff liaison to the legislative body, thinks junkets by city legislators are nothing but a puppet-show waste of taxpayer dollars. City Council members use their stipends to attend government forums and programs. Upcoming is one hosted by the National League Of Cities in Washington, DC. In this commentary White […]

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Forum On Downtown Theater Redevelopment Rescheduled To April 17

March 9th, 2018 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE, rescheduled from March 13 to April 17 as a result of impending storm. The city’s selected developer to revitalize the long-shuttered Downtown theaters will host a forum April 17  to explain the development process and timeline that includes restoration of the Majestic and a major housing component. It will take place 3 p.m. at […]

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Ganim, Blumenthal Push Firearm Reform

March 9th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: Mayor Joe Ganim today joined Connecticut US Senator Richard Blumenthal and a number of Bridgeport community leaders in calling for common sense gun safety reforms at the state level in Connecticut and at the national level in Congress. Specifically, Mayor Ganim is calling on members of the Connecticut General Assembly […]

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Bridgeport And Camelot–Mark Twain Scholar New UB President

March 9th, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events

We marched comfortably along, through glades and over brooks which I could not remember to have seen before–which puzzled me and made me wonder–and yet we did not come to any circus or sign of a circus. So I gave up the idea of a circus, and concluded he was from an asylum. But we […]

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Senator Markley: Tolls Another Way For State To Pick Our Pockets

March 9th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The state is broke and needs new revenue sources. Supporters of tolls say it’s one solution. State Senator Joe Markley, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, writes in this commentary that implementing tolls is “just one more tax, another way for the state to pick our pocket.”

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