UPDATE: One down and one larger question to go. The Connecticut Supreme Court Thursday afternoon overruled Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis’ order blocking Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas from remaining on the job pending appeal of his certification issue. This means Vallas continues as school leader at least until the Supremes rule on the larger […]
Entries Tagged as 'Andrew McDonald'
July 26th, 2013 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
December 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From Governor Malloy: (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is nominating Andrew J. McDonald of Stamford to serve as a justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
September 6th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
He has a deep rolodex that includes names and numbers of political, governmental and business contacts, strong relationships with decision makers in Hartford such as Governor Dannel Malloy, and today (Thursday) former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom who is something of a ringmaster when it comes to city politics will be named the 2013 Ringmaster […]
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August 27th, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom has emerged as the pulse center for structuring financial packages for business recruitment whether for the state’s Jackson Laboratory deal on behalf of the University of Connecticut or closer to home the Steel Point redevelopment area on the East Side expected to be the home of Bass Pro Shops. […]
June 19th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
It’s been decades in the making generating heavy doses of hope–and cynicism–to transform a beleaguered section of the East Side, but city officials say “The Steelpointe Interlocal Agreement marks another step forward in the development of the peninsula.” The agreement between the city and The Steel Point Infrastructure Improvement District that permits the district to […]
March 5th, 2012 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
The Hartford Courant’s Dave Altimari highlights the juice former Democratic Town Chairman John Stafstrom has in Hartford. Stafstrom and his spouse Deputy Labor Commissioner Dennis Murphy, Bridgeport residents, have segued from city players to state players. Governor Dannel Malloy’s chief legal counsel Andrew McDonald, who then was a partner with the Bridgepirt-based law firm Pullman & […]
March 1st, 2012 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch is seeking legislative support to retroactively blunt the Connecticut Supreme Court reversal of the state takeover of city schools. Can the clock be turned back? A report from the Hartford Courant: General Assembly leaders met Thursday afternoon to discuss the Supreme Court’s rejection of the state takeover of the Bridgeport Board of […]