It was a night to vent and that’s what a few dozen speakers did Tuesday night at City Hall Annex. Roughly 100 attended the meeting of the informal elections committee appointed by Mayor Bill Finch and chaired by former Mayor Nick Panuzio (see interview with Nick above) tasked with reviewing the Election Day debacle of [...]
Entries Categorized as 'Interviews'
November 17th, 2010 · 17 Comments · Interviews, News and Events
November 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Interviews
Interview with State Rep. Chris Caruso following election committee meeting Tuesday night at City Hall Annex.
October 15th, 2010 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Interviews
John Gomes, former chief of the government-efficiency program CitiStat, who had a falling out with Mayor Bill Finch and now wants his job, shares in a video interview with OIB his perspective on running for mayor and the collision course that led to his departure from city service.
June 17th, 2010 · 46 Comments · Development and Zoning, Interviews, State Politics
Dan Malloy visited Steel Point Wednesday afternoon to make a point. State government must be a friend, not a burden, to help shepherd major redevelopment projects such as the one moving forward, albeit slowly, in the lower East Side.
June 11th, 2010 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Interviews, State Politics
Congressman Jim Himes joins us for a Pol Pod chat. Himes won election in 2008 knocking off 20-year Republican incumbent Christopher Shays, backed by Barack’s Bridgeport tsunami, becoming the first Democrat in 40 years to occupy Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District, a swing election region that covers wealthy Republican suburbs as well as the state’s largest city.
February 5th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Interviews, National Politics, State Politics
So, do ya wanna dance? With Ginger Rogers? Or Maybe Susan Bysiewicz? George Jepsen, the leading Democratic challenger to Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz to replace Dick Blumenthal as attorney general, says SuBy’s doing a tap as she tries to make the case that she meets the legal definition, 10 years active practice as a [...]
Malloy In Pol Pod, Says He’s Prepared To Lead, State Should Be City Partner, Plus: Jacobs Nears Settlement
January 29th, 2010 · 44 Comments · Civil Service, Development and Zoning, Interviews, News and Events, State Politics
Former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy, a leading contender for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, steps into the Pol Pod, and he’s not bashful about what he’d do as governor including weighing in on Governor Jodi Rell’s proposed juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East Side. It doesn’t belong in Bridgeport, he says.