Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker was a featured speaker at a meeting of The Movement, a new coalition offering a public forum to potential mayoral candidates. Walker shares some of the points he touched on in his presentation last night.
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October 31st, 2014 · 21 Comments · City Politics, Library, News and Events
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October 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
A few weeks ago South End activist and demographics guru Andrew Martinez conducted an online survey that received more than 80 responses with approximately 35 being South End residents. Based on responses from South End residents, Martinez identified three priority areas: Blight, Governance (transparency, conflicts of interest) and Taxes. The candidates running for the 130th […]
October 30th, 2014 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
South End District Leader Mitch Robles has been given a pass from the office of Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill for not disclosing felony drug convictions on his application renewal as a notary public. From Jon Lender, Hartford Courant: Democratic Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office allowed Mitchell Robles, a longtime district […]
October 30th, 2014 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Two-time mayoral candidate City Councilman Enrique Torres speaks yarns about the “black struggle” but no one really thought he’d needle a tattoo on his arm to drive home the point. He did. Torres, who’s contemplating another Republican run for the mayoralty, posted a photo on his Facebook page sporting a new tattoo in another of […]
October 29th, 2014 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
City Council President Tom McCarthy, in an email to members of the legislative body, says he will recuse himself as deputy director of Labor Relations in a probe of sexual harassment allegations against city employee councilor Rich Paoletto, the second time since 2010. Paoletto, who represents the Upper East Side, has been suspended with pay […]
October 29th, 2014 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
The Movement “to raise issues facing the citizens of Bridgeport, educate and engage people in fostering real changes” will conduct its third community forum on Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, featuring former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, who has his Black Rock home for sale, as the featured speaker.
October 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
One week to go and polls show the race for governor cannot be any tighter. Barring anything kooky happening in the final days, now it’s just a question of which side does a better job pulling out their peeps.