Early 2013 looks like it’s shaping up as a long strange trip for the state’s largest city. A screwy budget cycle, a Democratic governor acting like he’s received a blood transfusion from a Republican–cut this, slash that, whack the cities–is causing much trepidation among city bean counters. To some degree Governor Dan Malloy’s austerity program [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Angel Reyes'
March 13th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
Spineless Pols Take Note! New Citizen Action Group Organzing Public Forum In Support of Hennessy Government Reform Bill
March 8th, 2013 · 44 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
What pol will grow a spine? What political chickens will run for the hen house? The newly formed neighborhood action group Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport will host a public forum March 16, 2 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library on the long-shot legislative bill advanced by State Rep. Jack Hennessy that proposes to [...]
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January 7th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
The city’s eight-member legislative delegation will receive the oath office on Wednesday including Andres Ayala as the new state senator for Connecticut’s 23rd District and his cousin Christina Ayala who’ll replace him as the state representative in the 128th State House District covering the East Side and Hollow. The session will last into June and [...]
December 28th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Christina Ayala, part of a growing familial power base in the city that includes her mom Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala and cousin State Senator-elect Andres Ayala, certainly increased her name recognition around the state in 2012, but not in ways she had imagined.
August 18th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Connecticut’s 128th House District has just two precincts, Marin School on the East Side and Geraldine Johnson School that serves voters in the Hollow. The two precincts combine for roughly 7000 registered Democrats. The Republican registration is just over 400. The unaffiliated vote is just under 3000. The ballot line-up for the November general election [...]
Ayala Defeats Newton In Close State Senate Primary–Finch Applauds Win–Christina Ayala Wins State House Primary
August 14th, 2012 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Unofficial results of State Senate primary including Stratford and absentee ballots: Ayala 2129, Newton 1739, Gomes 1138. State Rep. Andres Ayala, riding a mighty absentee ballot operation, a legislative base and the political organization of Mayor Bill Finch has won the Democratic primary for State Senate in Connecticut’s 23rd District, defeating incumbent Ed Gomes and [...]
August 13th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
The last mail pieces are dropping. Phone lines have hit a feverish pitch. Campaign operatives have identified their votes. Now it’s just a matter of yanking them out the door. That’s what you do in primaries.