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Primary Fever Heats Up In The City

July 22nd, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Three weeks left until the Tsunami Tuesday August 12 Democratic primary and absentee ballots are now available. What would a city election be without the magical world of AB-racadabra (Gotta reach out and grab ya). So who ya supporting?

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Diverse Voices Step Up For Moore

July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore: Community leaders, activists, educators and government reformers have stepped up to support Marilyn Moore for State Senate, declaring constituents in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Monroe deserve an elected representative in touch with their concerns addressing regional cooperation, creating jobs, wage fairness, economic opportunity and protecting public schools and children.

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What? The City Council Avoids Conflict Of Interest? Hennessy: Council Members Ignore Conflicts On Local Level

July 21st, 2014 · 19 Comments · City Council, News and Events

Sound the trumpets. Bang the drums. Toot the horns. The Bridgeport City Council that has been mired in conflicts of interest for years with city employee councilors approving their own wages and benefits actually tried following federal guidelines so needy organizations wouldn’t lose out on millions of dollars through the Community Development Block Grant Program. […]

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Newton Claims Sharkey Talks Out Of Both Sides Of Mouth When It Comes To Public Trust

July 14th, 2014 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Last week Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey endorsed Andre Baker for state representative over Democratic Party-endorsed Ernie Newton, saying at a fundraiser for Baker public trust is the first quality voters should consider when choosing who will represent them. Newton, who faces an August 12 primary from Baker, has fired back charging Sharkey caved […]

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Clock Is Ticking To Qualify For Public Moolah In Primary Season

July 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Dennis Bradley qualifies for public grant. The clock is winding down to qualify for public dough in state primary races, according to the Citizens Election Program calendar. Next Friday July 18 is the final day candidates for the August 12 Democratic primary can make the agenda for public money. Two State Senate primaries and […]

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Moore State Senate Campaign Headquarters Opening Saturday

July 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore will have her official campaign headquarters opening on Saturday starting 10:30 a.m. at 908 Wood Avenue. Moore is challenging incumbent Anthony Musto in an August 12 primary. Connecticut’s 22nd Senate District covers Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe.

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Moore Pledges To Pilot Tax Fairness

July 8th, 2014 · 31 Comments · City Budget, News and Events, State Politics

It’s been a long-standing argument. If Governor Dan Malloy and the Connecticut Legislature really want to provide an immediate financial infusion to the state’s largest city, fully compensate Bridgeport for its tax-exempt properties under the state’s PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) Program. Democratic State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore argues it’s the fairest way to […]

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