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As Customers Screech, Malloy Proposes Privatization To Shorten Wait Times At DMV

February 9th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

There’s the old story about a stick-up man who pulls his gun on a street, points it at a guy and says, “Give me everything you got.” The guy looks at him and says, “Okay, here, but can I can keep my driver’s license? You know how the motor vehicle department is.” Governor Dan Malloy […]

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From Camel To Car, Dennis Murphy Gets Behind Wheel Of Troubled DMV

January 25th, 2016 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

He has served as deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Labor for five years, has even filled in as acting commissioner and now Bridgeport resident Dennis Murphy will try to steer the Department of Motor Vehicles in the right direction after another Bridgeport resident Andres Ayala resigned as commissioner following a troubling year at […]

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‘Stop Punishing People Who Have Been Punished’

January 24th, 2016 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Rosa Correa, long active in city issues, knows the value of second chances in her role as director of Strategic Relations for Career Resources. She prevailed upon second-chance leaders to step up on behalf of state employee Carlos Cosme who they believe was unfairly media maligned in the fallout of former State Senator Andres Ayala’s resignation […]

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Andres Ayala Resigns As DMV Chief

January 20th, 2016 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Former State Senator Andres Ayala’s service as DMV chief has crashed. What will Ayala do next? From Jon Lender, Hartford Courant: Andres Ayala Jr. has submitted his resignation as state Department of Motor Vehicles commissioner after a nightmarish year of problems–including snafus with a new computer system, a tripling of wait times for DMV customers, erroneous […]

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Will Dennis Bradley Challenge Ed Gomes For State Senate?

January 19th, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

In politics timing is everything. Is the time right for Board of Education chairman Dennis Bradley to challenge State Senator Ed Gomes?

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Consumer Treadwear–Scully To DMV Commissioner Andres Ayala: Get Out

January 11th, 2016 · 9 Comments · News and Events

The public exhaust fumes from irritating tie-ups in the Department of Motor Vehicles has cast heat on commissioner Andres Ayala, Bridgeport resident and former state senator, appointed by Governor Dan Malloy. Patrick Scully, who hosts the Hanging Shad political blog, has placed his foot on the accelerator calling for Ayala’s resignation.

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What’s Tom McCarthy’s Future?

December 28th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics

He’s been mum publicly but according to several city employees City Council President Tom McCarthy, who’s also deputy director of Labor Relations, is saying he’ll be off the city payroll likely early in the new year. What will he do? For now Big Mac, normally open with the media, says he has nothing to report […]

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July 2015 Look Back: Finch Wins Endorsement, Testa Backs Ganim, Game On

December 27th, 2015 · 5 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

July 2015 news highlights:  Standing outside the main entrance to his Madison Avenue restaurant, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa reflected on his scratchy relationship with Mayor Bill Finch shortly after the mayor received the Democratic Town Committee endorsement following a promise by Testa he would break a tie on behalf of Joe Ganim. Testa was […]

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