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What Makes A Community Powerful? Workshop Explores Answers

March 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · City Politics, News and Events

From Bridgeport Generation Now: What makes a community powerful? An informed and engaged electorate! Bridgeport Generation Now, Better Bridgeport, Bridgeport Public Education Fund, Inc., Greater Bridgeport NAACP, Greater Bridgeport Young Democrats, I Luv Bridgeport, Respect My Family, and Working Families Party Bridgeport invite the Greater Bridgeport community to Civics 101 Workshop on Saturday, March 24th […]

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We Expect: An Open Letter To Dem Town Committee Members

March 7th, 2018 · 31 Comments · News and Events

Jeanine Oburchay, chair of the political action organization Better Bridgeport, pens this open letter to the newly elected Democratic Town Committee: Dear DTC: Congratulations on your hard-fought win. And thank you for choosing to serve your neighbors and community in this way. Of course, now the heavy lifting begins, as the campaign was only the […]

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Endorsements For Town Committee Seats

February 14th, 2018 · 7 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Jeanine Oburchay, chair of the political action group Better Bridgeport, announced endorsements in three Democratic Town Committee districts. Primaries will take place March 6 in 6 of 10 districts.

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The Political Buzz Of Party Insiders

October 11th, 2017 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

This forum should be a beauty. Former State Rep. Chris Caruso and ex-City Council members Lisa “Honey” Parziale and Rick Torres on the same panel discussing the ultimate insiders of politics, town committees. All three have served on town committees, with Caruso and Torres once chairs of their respective Democratic and Republican parties in the […]

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Political Action Group Endorses Candidates

August 1st, 2017 · 2 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events

News release from Better Bridgeport: Better Bridgeport today announced its endorsement of three candidates running this year for the Bridgeport City Council and five candidates running for the Bridgeport Board of Education.

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Political Action Committee Seeks Candidates For City Council, School Board

June 21st, 2017 · 14 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

The political action committee Better Bridgeport, formerly known as Citizens Working For a Better Bridgeport, chaired by Jeanine Oburchay is inviting all potential candidates for City Council and Board of Education to fill out a questionnaire and return it by June 30. Candidates should E-mail betterbpt@gmail.com and specify whether you need the school board or council […]

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Away, But Still In Touch Fiscally

November 8th, 2016 · No Comments · City Budget, Education, Law Enforcement

Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee could not attend the speaking portion of the City Council meeting Monday night where he is a regular voice. But he does not disappoint, writing to council members “since I am used to a routine of reviewing the Monthly Financial Report, released most recently on October 25, 2016, and […]

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Community Group Praises Ganim Financial Portal

November 5th, 2016 · 5 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

News release: Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport Action Network commends Mayor Joseph P. Ganim for the launch this week of “Open Budget,” an online portal that allows individuals to access the City’s financial information, including revenues, expenditures and payments to outside vendors.

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