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Entries Tagged as 'Americo Santiago'

Miller Quit Housing Authority Over Dispute With Commissioner

April 11th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Jim Miller rejected the permanent position as executive director of the Bridgeport Housing Authority because Commissioner Shante Hanks “was advising him what contractors to hire and causing an issue on the hiring of Blacks and Hispanics versus Blacks and Hispanic employees,” according to the minutes of a February 6, 2014 special meeting of the Bridgeport […]

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No Changes In Recounts For Democratic Town Committee Seats

March 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Includes town committee list. Monday’s recount in two districts did not change the results from last Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee primaries, according to elections officials. Candidates who placed among the top nine were elected to the 90-member committee. See results from last week here.

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Snow And Absentee Ballots Blanket Town Committee Primaries, Senior Voters: “We’re Waiting For Lydia”–Maria Pereira’s Vindictive Streak

February 27th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

With snow projected on the eve of Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee primaries in seven districts it looks like more votes will be cast via absentee ballot than electors showing at the polls. The Town Clerk’s Office has mailed roughly 1000 absentee ballots with 400 having been returned. That means several hundred more will likely come […]

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Cockadoodledoo! Can Gomes, DePara And Silva Hold Off Americo’s Crew?

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Among seven primaries for Democratic Town Committee seats that will take place March 4, the district suffering from political schizophrenia is the 136th District that takes in portions of the East Side and The Hollow. It pits candidates against each other who have sometimes been on the same team. And one slate features 2011 mayoral […]

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How Many Democratic Town Committee Primaries In March?

January 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Wednesday afternoon was the deadline for challenge slates to submit signatures to qualify for the March 4 Democratic Town Committee primaries. Elections officials are busy checking petition sheets for the five percent signature threshold required for ballot access. Seven district primaries are possible with 17 slates and upwards of 150 candidates. Yikes. That’s a lot […]

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“Cadillac” Health Plan–Auditors Uncover Financial Mismanagement Of Bridgeport Housing Authority

January 29th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Bridgeport Housing Authority officials tend to cry poverty when issues are raised about conditions of public housing complexes, but federal auditors maintain the authority has mismanaged $895,000 including legal costs, consulting fees, maintenance, improper cash transfers and supporting documents and issuing a “Cadillac” health plan not competitively bid. The report from the Office of Inspector […]

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Americo The Beautiful’s Political Stickup–Latinos Lean On Malloy For Jobs In Election Year

January 23rd, 2014 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

One thing is certain, no one can accuse former State Rep. Americo Santiago of inconsistency in an election year. The Bridgeport political operative will leverage any possibility to secure a payday for himself or his peeps. Anticipating Governor Dan Malloy facing a tough reelection battle, Santiago sent a message through a story in CT Latino […]

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