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Entries Tagged as 'Bill Finch'

The Political Balancing Act Of Housing Undocumented Immigrant Children

July 23rd, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Bill Finch says we’ll accommodate the kids if we have space and the feds foot the bill, a spokesman for New Haven Mayor Toni Harp proclaims we’re not stepping up to undermine Governor Dan Malloy, but now even Malloy is trying to find a political safe haven–after saying no–to address shelter for undocumented immigrants […]

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Finch To Host Community Cabinet Meeting In Black Rock

July 22nd, 2014 · 24 Comments · News and Events

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Finch: If Obama Pays For It, We’ll Take Them If We Have Space

July 22nd, 2014 · 29 Comments · News and Events

Rejected by Governor Malloy, Mayor Bill Finch is open to taking in migrant children … if the federal government pays for it and space allows. From the Connecticut Mirror: The City of Bridgeport is exploring whether it has the facilities that would meet federal requirements to host some of the Central American migrant children who […]

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City Attorney Slams Door On Fabs FOI Request, Fabs Files Complaint

July 22nd, 2014 · 37 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events

More than two months after submitting a freedom of information request for “all data and values on my personal residence” associated with the city’s two-year delay on the revaluation of city taxable property, former Mayor John Fabrizi has his answer from the city: Forget about it. The city doesn’t have the documents, according to a […]

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What’s In A Name? Finch: Rename Harding Barack Obama High School

July 21st, 2014 · 90 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

UPDATE: Informal poll. What did Shakespeare write? “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet,” or something like that. Should the new school to replace Harding High be named after President Obama? So says Mayor Bill Finch. The mayor hopes construction to replace Harding will begin this year on property owned by […]

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Dough Alert! Ernie Newton Supporter Kneads State Elections Complaint Against Baker

July 20th, 2014 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Don’t ya just love election season in the Park City? Charlie Coviello, supporter of Democratic-endorsed Ernie Newton opposed by Andre Baker in an August 12 Democratic primary, has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission claiming Baker “expended funds … and held a fundraiser …” before the State House candidate formed a committee […]

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Malloy Helps City Track East Side Train Station, ‘Bridgeport’s Next Evolution’

July 17th, 2014 · 73 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Calling a second city train station “Bridgeport’s next evolution,” Governor Dan Malloy visited the city Wednesday afternoon–his second stop as in many days–to announce $2.75 million for engineering, design and environmental permitting in support of Barnum Station at the site of the former Remington Arms factory on Barnum Avenue, an initiative proposed by Mayor Bill […]

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