From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Doug Wade of Bridgeport-based Wade’s Dairy is a big proponent of increasing the minimum wage, even if the majority of Bridgeport’s business leaders are not.
Entries Tagged as 'Barack Obama'
March 5th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
March 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
The Q Poll released today shows 2010 Republican nominee Tom Foley tied with Democratic Governor Dan Malloy eight months from the general election. The larger problem for Malloy in this poll is he has only modest leads against the other Republicans in the field who are not well known. That means there’s already a fixed […]
February 26th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
In a letter to President Obama, Governor Dan Malloy protests new regulations that could open the door to federal recognition of the Bridgeport-originated Golden Hill Paugussett tribe that Malloy claims “would have a unique and devastating impact in Connecticut.”
Malloy To Rescue, State Budget Proposal Supports Two-Year Delay In Property Revaluation, Finch: ‘Especially Pleased’
February 7th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
Governor Dan Malloy’s budget proposal to the General Assembly on Thursday calls for up to a two-year delay on the implementation of property revaluation, good news for Mayor Bill Finch and city bean counters who were facing a massive hike in the city’s mil rate. Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey has been cold to […]
January 30th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
When Tom Foley announced his exploratory campaign for governor at the Burroughs Community Center last September he acknowledged Republicans must perform better in Democratic strongholds with a promise to spend more time in cities. We’ll see if he puts words into action. The U.S. ambassador to Ireland under George W. Bush made his formal announcement […]
January 24th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: This week, Mayor Bill Finch joined 280 Mayors from across the country including Connecticut Mayors Pedro Segarra of Hartford, David Martin of Stamford, and Neil O’Leary of Waterbury in the nation’s capitol for the 82nd Annual Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
November 21st, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The rollout of the Affordable Care Act is being bowled over by critics, frustrated users and political opponents of President Obama. Even Democratic Governor Dan Malloy, facing reelection next year, weighed in saying “I’m frustrated. I think the federal government has messed up big time. This couldn’t have been a worse rollout, except in the […]