Looking into this. Dulce Nieves, chair of the Bridgeport Housing Authority, issued a memorandum today alerting the resignation of Nick Calace who served as executive director of the BHA for about eight years. In addition to Nieves, the BHA commissioners, according to the letterhead, are Shante Hanks, Sulton Stack, James Brown and Americo Santiago.
Entries Tagged as 'Americo Santiago'
March 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
December 27th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
We continue top stories of the year with the election of Andres Ayala to the State Senate that included a tough August primary battle against incumbent Ed Gomes and Ernie Newton who occupied the seat before corruption charges forced him from office seven years ago.
October 18th, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
When Leticia Colon learned the City Charter prohibits City Council members from serving on another city board she had a decision to make: the legislative body or the Board of Education. She chose the school board where her vote is critical to the majority vote controlling education decisions.
August 17th, 2012 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Other than losing, of course, the one thing Andres Ayala and Mayor Bill Finch’s operatives supporting him for State Senate wanted to avoid on Tuesday was losing on the machines to Ernie Newton. Yes, they had a cushion with more than 400 absentee ballots in the bank but losing on the machines only to be [...]
August 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
The names of three Democratic candidates will appear on the ballot for the Aug. 14 State Senate primary; Ernie Newton, (State Rep.) Andres Ayala and some guy named Ed Gomes, the incumbent since 2005. Funny thing about it, you’d never even know Gomes was in the race according to the Ayala camp. Why? Andres Ayala [...]
July 12th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
OIB, based on input from readers, has submitted five questions each to the State Senate campaigns of incumbent Ed Gomes, party-endorsed Ernie Newton and State Rep. Andres Ayala. The three are locked in a competitive Aug. 14 Democratic primary that is the most watched legislative race in the state. We hope to receive responses early [...]
Online Publication Claims ‘Race Plays Major Role’ In Newton, Gomes, Ayala Primary–Newton: Call Me Ernesto
July 9th, 2012 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
A new online news website www.ctlatinonews.com hasn’t wasted any time featuring the most-watched legislative race in the state: the Aug. 14 Democratic State Senate primary battle between incumbent Ed Gomes, party-endorsed Ernie Newton and State Rep. Andres Ayala. Under the header Race Plays Major Role in Upcoming Senate Primary scribe Rod Carveth weighs in on [...]