Political maneuvering is underway to fill the City Council seats of the recently resigned Richard Paoletto and Richard DeJesus. An addendum to the council agenda calls for the replacement of the vacated seats.
Entries Tagged as 'Bill Finch'
February 28th, 2015 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
February 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch declared a Snow Emergency starting tomorrow, March 1, at 2:00PM.
February 26th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The special elections are over, March is on the horizon, time to segue to the city’s big enchilada: the race for mayor.
February 26th, 2015 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
As Ed Gomes and Steve Stafstrom prepare to enter the Connecticut legislature in mid session, fresh off special election wins, supporters of a government reform bill have picked up two allies in the ongoing effort to enforce the City Charter prohibiting city employees from serving on the City Council.
February 24th, 2015 · 62 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Riding a 100-strong ground operation, name recognition and the tax baggage of his chief opponents, 79-year-old Ed Gomes easily reclaimed the State Senate seat he lost in 2012 in a historic win running on the Connecticut Working Families Party line, over Democratic-endorsed Ricky DeJesus and petitioning candidate Ken Moales, a member of the Board of […]
February 24th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Police Officers received some of the department’s highest honors at the department’s award ceremony this evening.
February 24th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck CT Post: “I guess its rule by coup round two in Bridgeport,” Pattis said, referencing the state take over of the school board in 2011. Pattis was among the attorneys that won a State Supreme Court reversal of the takeover.