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Entries Categorized as 'State Politics'

Trump, Clinton Win CT Primaries

April 26th, 2016 · 5 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

See results here.

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As Cranky Budget Looms, Malloy To Address Business Community

April 26th, 2016 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy Wednesday afternoon will address the city’s business community for an update on the latest session of the General Assembly at the Holiday Inn Downtown. This has been another difficult budget cycle for Malloy who’s sparring with Democratic legislative leaders on how to close a roughly $900 million projected deficit for the budget […]

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Bridgeport Participates In Pilot Program To Report Election Results

April 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

From the CT Mirror: About two-thirds of Connecticut towns are pilot-testing a new system to report election results in real time during Tuesday’s primary.

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OIB Poll: Will Dennis Menace Gomes?

April 25th, 2016 · 13 Comments · City Politics, State Politics

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Who’s Your Horse In Presidential Primary? Election Hotline Set Up For Voter Concerns, Absentee Ballots Low

April 25th, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics

Can Hill fend off the Bern? Will John Kasich and Ted Cruz even be competitive against Donald Trump? Connecticut’s registered Dems and Republicans head to the polls on Tuesday to select their preferences for the general election. The state’s largest city received visits from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton over the weekend while Bernie Sanders […]

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Hillary Knighted In Purple At UB, ‘We Have To Take On The Gun Lobby’

April 24th, 2016 · 15 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Update, speech transcript: One day after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump visited Connecticut’s most populous city, the likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton addressed more than 1,000 supporters at the University of Bridgeport’s Harvey Hubbell gym, home of the Purple Knights, declaring “We have to take on the gun lobby and take on the epidemic of […]

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Trump Scheduled For Saturday Visit To Klein Memorial Auditorium, He Owned Property Where Bluefish Swim

April 22nd, 2016 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

My former client Donald Trump is planning a campaign stop at the majestic Klein Memorial Auditorium 12:30 Saturday afternoon in advance of Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary in Connecticut, according to his website. For tickets see here. He may very well talk about his experiences in Bridgeport, his interest in developing Pleasure Beach back in the […]

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Moses Returns From Political Desert, Newton Lands Dem State Central Committee Spot

April 21st, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Politics is a crazy business. It takes endurance, timing and patience. Down one day, up the next. Banned to parts unknown, resurrected by events. Ernie Newton for sure knows the highs and lows of political life. Just when you think he’s out, he positions back in.

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