Anniversaries tied to landmark legal rulings provide platforms for politicians and government officials to take inventory about the past, present and future. The 60th anniversary year of Brown v. Board of Education in which the Supreme Court ruled racial segregation of schools unconstitutional, offers discussion about the funding fairness of city schools. Mayor Bill Finch […]
Entries Categorized as 'Analysis and Comment'
September 18th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, State Politics
Is The Connecticut Post Part Of “The Oppressive Machinery?” If You Haitz Newspaper Coverage, Call Henry
September 18th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Media, News and Events
Journalism in general, and print media specifically, ain’t what it used to be. How in creation does the daily newspaper covering the state’s largest city slot just one full-time scribe to City Hall? Well, we’re spread thin they’ll say, we have this and that and this and that and with cutbacks from corporate suits, it’s […]
September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
When you’re trying to gain voter traction, it’s always good to raise the specter of Bridgeport elections, right? In his first general election ad, Republican candidate for Connecticut Secretary of the State Peter Lumaj highlights the 2010 gubernatorial election when a ballot shortage in the state’s largest city created chaos and national headlines.
September 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
CT Post reporter Amanda Cuda interviews the elusive Downtown Turkey. Should we give the bird a name? Let’s make him an honorary member of the City Council.
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September 16th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
If you’re a Tom Foley political operative, you’ve gotta be loving the free house ads the Connecticut Post is lavishing on the Republican candidate for governor’s campaign. Open up a hard copy of the Connecticut Post on any given day, there it is, another “News is breaking @ ctpost.com” house ad featuring a photo of […]
September 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Cops
Mayor Bill Finch was there, so was former Mayor John Fabrizi, as well as Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster. They showed up Saturday at a campaign headquarters on the West Side to support Democratic candidates for various state and federal offices in November. Party regulars waved the flag for this election cycle, but […]
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September 13th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events, State Politics
Addressing an eclectic configuration of roughly 50 city Democrats, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman on Saturday drew a contrast between Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and incumbent Dan Malloy whom she described as a “guy who has a heart of gold who leads with his heart and his head … If Foley wants a Wisconsin moment,” […]