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Entries from September 21st, 2018

City Council Approves Budget With No Tax Increase–Education Advocates Cry Schools Shortchanged

May 8th, 2018 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events

UPDATE: see council budget changes here. The City Council by a 16-3 vote Monday night approved a city budget with no tax increase for the spending year that begins July 1. Councilors Kyle Langan, Pete Spain and Eneida Martinez voted against the budget urging more support for city schools.

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Endorsements For Walker For Governor

May 8th, 2018 · 23 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident Dave Walker, Republican candidate for governor, released a new set of endorsements on Tuesday. From the Walker campaign: In the final days before the convention Professional Problem Solver Dave Walker continued to build momentum and support for his candidacy. Today, Walker announced ten more endorsements of Connecticut leaders ready to save the state. […]

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Key Endorsements For Chris Mattei, Attorney General Candidate

May 8th, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Inching closer to respective party conventions for statewide offices, endorsements are lining up including key Dem party leaders on behalf of Bridgeport attorney Chris Mattei, candidate for attorney general.

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A Fiscal Watchdog For City Council?

May 8th, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events

Shortly before the City Council voted to approve a budget to begin July 1, city fiscal scrutineer John Marshall Lee had several questions for the legislative body, including “how about hiring a full time fiscal watchdog reporting to Budget and Appropriations so that you may better exercise your important power in budget formation and oversight […]

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