UPDATE, video of debate From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Mary-Jane Foster came out swinging Sunday, calling on Democratic mayoral nominee and convicted felon Joe Ganim to explain why voters should trust him to run the city again.
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October 26th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
October 19th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Two weeks left to the general election for mayor and the refrain is consistent from every campaign camp: “I can’t wait until it’s over!” (Some of us don’t want this surreal campaign cycle to end!) Supporters of Mayor Bill Finch were saying the same thing before the September Democratic primary, just let it be over, […]
October 13th, 2015 · 35 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
With three weeks left to the general election, the seven candidates for mayor engaged in a forum on radio station WICC. CT Mirror coverage here. CT Post scribe Bill Cummings has more.
July 26th, 2015 · 77 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Following a violent weekend of shootings, Mayor Bill Finch today announced a new Civil Service list he expects will lead to the hiring of 100 new police officers within two years. Former Mayor Joe Ganim once again criticized police staffing levels.
June 19th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
About 400 people on Thursday attended the funeral of Savonie McNeil, father of six, shot dead at the Trumbull Gardens housing project last week. What can be done to prevent more carnage? CT Post reporter Bill Cummings has more:
May 10th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Another neighborhood erupted in violence over the weekend, leaving a 22-year-old father with a baby on the way dead from gunshot wounds. The homicide marks the second weekend in a row that someone was killed in Bridgeport.
January 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events
With the state legislative session just weeks away, lawmakers are considering additional slot action to produce new revenue that would require an agreement under the state’s gaming compact with the two tribal nations. From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Task force members suggested video games could be offered under the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun brand and […]
August 31st, 2013 · 3 Comments · News and Events
From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Despite complaints about delays and secrecy, Connecticut’s first foray into statewide keno gambling could be funded next month and taking bets by spring.