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Entries from July 13th, 2018

Ganim’s Not Alone Hustling Voter Signatures For Ballot Spot, Opens Hartford HQ

May 1st, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Tuesday was the first day candidates for statewide office could canvass signatures from Connecticut electors to qualify for the August 12 primary ballot. Mayor Joe Ganim, for one, opened a headquarters for governor in Hartford–he also has campaign locations in Bridgeport, New Haven and Waterbury–to kick off the petition drive. He has company in that […]

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Public Input For Police Chief Search

May 1st, 2018 · 11 Comments · Civil Service, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday announced that the Civil Service office will conduct two public forums on May 10 as part of the search process for a police chief. The city has retained government employee consultant Randi Frank to help oversee the hiring process with input from the public for the qualities they seek in […]

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Cheese It! The Tribal Nations Rat Politics In Closing Days Of Legislative Session

May 1st, 2018 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Time to break open the truth serum for the tribal nations gaming strategy. First they were all in favor of an economic jolt for Bridgeport, then changed their minds. Then one half of the tribal nations–Mohegan Sun–trotted out a disingenuous partnership with the Webster Bank Arena as a response to MGM’s proposal to build a […]

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