Bridgeport Generation Now will co-host a forum Thursday 7 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport’s John J. Cox Student Center featuring candidates running for the open State Senate seat in Connecticut’s 23rd District, Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley and primary opponent Aaron Turner, Republican-endorsed John Rodriguez and opponent Casimir Mizera. The respective party candidates square off in an August 14 primary.
Hang Time, a community support group for returning citizens, Connecticut Against Gun Violence and The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport are also participating partners.
Incumbent Ed Gomes is not seeking reelection to the district seat that covers about two thirds of Bridgeport and a portion of western Stratford,
Topics will include
– Personal experience
– Leadership Style
– Youth/After School Programming
– Gun Violence
– Potential Casino
– Economic Development
– Anti-Corruption/Good Governance