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Meanwhile, Bradley Releases Video Pitch On Education

August 10th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley, a member of the Board of Education, declares “It’s about us coming together as a community” in a closing video before Tuesday’s primary for State Senate.

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One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy … Mr. Lamont Where Are You?

August 9th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont was a no-show Thursday at the final gubernatorial forum before Tuesday’s primary organized by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. Joe Ganim being Joe Ganim he called Ned, eliciting a chuckle from the audience. See video.

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Lamont Dwarfs Ganim Campaign Spending In Final Days Of Primary

August 9th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Days from the Democratic primary for governor, Mayor Joe Ganim’s runyonesque challenge of party-endorsed Ned Lamont has raised about $900,000 since the start of the campaign with about $173,000 cash on hand that will be drained before Tuesday’s vote. See finance report filed with the State Elections Enforcement Commission 7th day preceding primary here. Meanwhile Lamont […]

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Tag And Tow–A Taxpayer’s Car Held Ransom

August 9th, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

City watchdog John Marshall Lee shares this commentary about a woman’s nightmarish encounter with government bureaucracy at a hefty price tag. A Bridgeport homeowner taxpayer owned a vehicle parked in front of her home on Freeman Street. The vehicle was moved regularly as used. That is not the pattern with some other autos on that […]

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AB Flex For Tuesday Primary

August 8th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Here comes the absentee ballot dump and it’s growing by the day, leading up to Tuesday’s Democratic primary that features locally Joe Ganim’s challenge of party-endorsed Ned Lamont for governor and two hotly contested legislative races, Dennis Bradley versus Aaron Turner for State Senate and incumbent Charlie Stallworth battling Shante Hanks for his 126th State […]

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Lamont: ‘Probably Not’ Support Ganim If He Wins Primary

August 8th, 2018 · 52 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Democrat Ned Lamont said Tuesday that he would “probably not” support Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim in November if the convicted felon wins next week’s Democratic gubernatorial primary.

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Deans Named For UB’s Three New Colleges

August 8th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from UB: The University of Bridgeport today announced that Drs. Manyul Im, Carol Papp, and Tarek Sobh have been named Deans of the University’s three newly created colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences; The College of Engineering, Business and Education; and The College of Health Sciences.

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How Much Mud Will Stick In Final Week?

August 7th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

One week left to primary day in Connecticut. Who has the mo? Two Democrats and five Republicans have seven more days to persuade electors to advance them to the general election. While Mayor Joe Ganim pitches himself as the ordinary guy against rich-guy Democratic front runner Ned Lamont, two seasoned GOP campaigners Danbury Mayor Mark […]

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