Mayor Bill Finch today announced the Police Department is instituting walking beats in the city’s four public housing complexes and expanding its Safe Corridors program in the area of Trumbull Gardens to enhance safety for kids and families.
Malloy signs state budget with Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and legislative leaders.
The state budget that was modified to mollify corporate suits who freaked over additional taxes was signed into law today by Governor Dan Malloy who touts major investments in transportation infrastructure, his Second Chance Society initiative and capping car taxes at 32 mils in 2017 and 29.5 mils in 2018, a second-year reduction by almost a third from Bridgeport’s current tax rate. [Read more →]
Ganim, right, on Monday meets with victims of Trumbull Gardens shooting.
Calling Mayor Bill Finch’s Monday morning gun violence roundtable with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal “political theater,” former Mayor Joe Ganim asserts Finch should stop “engaging in PR stunts and take specific steps to improve public safety in Trumbull Gardens and throughout the rest of Bridgeport.” Finch’s campaign manager responded that Ganim is politicizing a tragedy. [Read more →]
The campaign operations of mayoral candidates Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster are hosting fundraisers and banging phones in the final two days leading to the closure of the June 30 reporting period that will show their respective financial power with a party endorsement next month and a looming September 16 Democratic primary. [Read more →]
News release from State House members Chris Rosario and Ezequiel Santiago:
State Representatives Christopher Rosario (D-Bridgeport) and Ezequiel Santiago (D-Bridgeport) are pleased to announce that a portion of Route 127 will be designated the “65th U.S. Infantry Regiment, ‘The Borinqueneers’ Memorial Highway.” The Borinqueneers were a Puerto Rican Army Regiment who served during World War One, World War Two, and the Korean War. [Read more →]
From left, Ben Walker, Maria Pereira and Dennis Bradley at Ganim fundraiser.
Former school board member Maria Pereira, attorney Dennis Bradley and Greenwich music teacher Ben Walker announced Friday night at a fundraiser for Joe Ganim they will be Democratic candidates for the Board of Education. [Read more →]