Governor Dan Malloy on Saturday visited Bridgeport Democratic campaign headquarters Downtown whipping up supporters to hit the streets to share the word about his crucial reelection bid against Republican Tom Foley whom he defeated by the slimmest of margins four years ago in the city ballot shortage that made national headlines.
Entries Tagged as 'Auden Grogins'
August 18th, 2014 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
August 14th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics
For opponents of Mayor Bill Finch, it’s tempting to declare Anthony Musto’s city voter shellacking by Marilyn Moore was a referendum on the mayor. It’s not. It was a referendum on Anthony Musto from an opponent and a coalition force of many that drew a contrast on his job performance and disengagement from voter concerns.
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Harding High School·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Ruben Felipe·Scott Hughes·Sue Brannelly·Tom McCarthy
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.
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 […]
Moore Pledges Support Of Government Reform, Hennessy: ‘We Need More Reform-Minded Watchdogs And Fewer Lapdogs In Legislature’
June 19th, 2014 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The State Elections Enforcement Commission announced on Wednesday that State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore was among a number of candidates for office who qualified for public financing. Moore will receive an $83,000 grant for her Aug. 12 primary against Democratic incumbent Anthony Musto. In a statement, Moore says she supports a state government reform bill […]
June 16th, 2014 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
In an OIB post former City Council President Lisa Parziale wrote “How ironic, they vote to ban chocolate milk, but wouldn’t vote to ban city employees serving on the City Council. Just saying!” When it comes to political campaigns there’s nothing like the simplicity of contrast. He did this but wouldn’t do that. Such is […]
June 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Always fun to harass politicians, greet OIB readers and enjoy the camaraderie of neighbors on Black Rock Day.