In a letter to Mayor Joe Ganim, former City Councilman Tom White writes, “I urge you to reestablish communications personally with Donald Trump and explore the possibility of Bridgeport participating in an expedited effort to implement immigration reform in a community where it has direct impact on the lives of many residents.” White’s letter follows:
Entries Tagged as 'Bill Clinton'
February 5th, 2017 · 10 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
ICYMI–Let’s Rock! Bill Clinton To Attend Reception On Behalf Of Hillary At Waterfront Jewel In Black Rock
January 10th, 2016 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, National Politics
Hold on to your wallets. Bill Clinton is scheduled to attend a fundraiser January 12 on behalf of wife Hillary at the reconstructed Black Rock waterfront gem of technology executive Oni Chukwu, 98 Grovers Avenue, according to a support site of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. This property is now considered one of the highest assessed residential […]
November 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
This is the second installment of Joe Ganim’s early years as mayor Slowly, the city began to inch out of the abyss. The around-the-clock hours of reversing red ink made Ganim’s eyes bloodshot. Whatever funds his municipal tourniquet saved went back into beefing up the strength of the police department to fight crime.
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October 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Democratic governor Dan Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley each has $6.5 million to spend in public funds for the November election. Joseph Visconti is also in the race as a petitioning candidate raising funds outside the state’s public financing program. In addition, Malloy and Foley campaigns are benefiting so far roughly $7 million combined […]
August 25th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
In early 1992, the governor of Arkansas seeking the Democratic nomination for president over the likes of former California Governor Jerry Brown visited the Ralphola Taylor Center in the East End seeking votes for the Connecticut primary. Ernie Newton, a young city politician back in the day, recalls you could fill a phone booth with […]
April 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters
Jeff Kohut, policy wonk extraordinaire, shares this commentary on his prescient view of the city: Dateline, Bridgeport: June 5, 2018: Headline distributed by the Connecticut Post to ethernet, satellite radio subscribers, and e-billboard sites — Bridgeport defaults on US/state-backed bankruptcy-bond payments. Washington and Hartford point fingers at each other for not providing proper support to […]
June 27th, 2011 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Women saved Bill Clinton. Women rescued Dick Blumenthal. Women elected Bill Finch Bridgeport mayor over Chris Caruso.
January 15th, 2010 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Our discussion in the prior post about the impact of presidential visits had me thinking (always a confusing thing) back to 1994, a nutty year for me. I managed Joe Ganim’s gubernatorial bid that year. We were cash rich but delegate poor. Those days you couldn’t wage a primary for governor without the support of 20 percent […]
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