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Election Day Hotline For Voting Problems

October 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Joint news release:

In an effort to ensure that the November 4, 2014 elections are administered fairly in every city and town in Connecticut, Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Michael J. Brandi, Executive Director of the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission, Denise Merrill, Connecticut Secretary of the State, and Kevin T. Kane, Connecticut Chief State’s Attorney, today announced that a telephone hotline will be available for use by anyone who witnesses or experiences voting irregularities on Election Day.

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City Councilman Enrique Torres’ Black Power Tattoo Binds ‘Myself To The Black Struggle’

October 30th, 2014 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Enrique Torres

Enrique Torres shows off his new tattoo.

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 his curious declarations for “Black struggle.”
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Central High School To Host Obama For Malloy Rally

October 29th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

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Barack back on November 2. Photo by Wayne Ratzenberger.

After a revue of several venues, officials say President Obama will campaign for Governor Dan Malloy on Sunday at approximately 3:30 p.m. at Central High School auditorium. About 1,800 people will be allowed in according to Fire Chief Brian Rooney, a figure determined by the Secret Service.
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McCarthy To City Council Members On Paoletto Probe: I Will Recuse Myself, Don’t Talk To Press

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 from his job in housing code enforcement.
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Does “The Movement” For Mayor Beat A Pulse For 2015? Or Flatlined?

October 29th, 2014 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

The Movement

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.
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Q Poll: Women For Malloy, Men For Foley

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From the Q poll:

Men and women likely voters are miles apart, leaving the Connecticut governor’s race between Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley tied 43 – 43 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Independent candidate Joe Visconti has 7 percent, with 6 percent undecided.

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Moore Highlights Campaign Issues For Seniors, Jobs And Schools

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore:

Protecting senior citizens’ quality of life, building community bridges for job creation, permanently funding full-day kindergarten, providing teachers essential tools in the classroom and serving as an independent fighter for government reform are some of the issues Marilyn Moore has shared during her campaign for Connecticut’s 22nd State Senate seat covering Trumbull, Bridgeport and Monroe.

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