UPDATE: Finch statement. While some politicians run for the holiday hills from Barack Obama’s coal-filled stocking approval rating, Mayor Bill Finch embraces him, so much so the mayor mailed a holiday card featuring his family in a photo taken with the president during his campaign stop in Bridgeport for Governor Malloy on the eve of […]
Entries Tagged as 'Brian Lockhart'
Barry Christmas! Mayor Issues Holiday Greeting Featuring Barack, Finch: Obama A Strong Friend To City
December 19th, 2014 · 13 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
December 14th, 2014 · 20 Comments · News and Events
In a story by CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart, State Senator-elect Marilyn Moore says “If there were an NAACP in place, there would be a point place for people to go and organize and have direction. People want to do more than just march. They want to put together some plan and solution. … If […]
December 1st, 2014 · 8 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart and Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Mayor Bill Finch has given safe harbor to a former staffer with FUSE, the charter school management company scuttled earlier this year by personnel scandals.
November 30th, 2014 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
When it comes to bona fide residency, the Ayala family of political operatives could be a reality television series, be it State Senator Andres Ayala, his cousin outgoing State Rep. Christina or his uncle Tito, a former city councilman.
November 22nd, 2014 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Berndt Tardy did a competent enough job buying goods and services to remain acting director of the city purchasing department for 10 years and two mayors.
November 12th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Operators of Mohegan Sun, bleeding revenue this past year, are looking for another Connecticut tribal gaming location to offset competition from border states. Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa says Bridgeport needs a piece of the pie. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: If state lawmakers are willing to consider expanding gaming/gambling in Connecticut, “Bridgeport should be […]
November 3rd, 2014 · 22 Comments · City Council
Connecticut Post scribe Brian Lockhart digs deeper into the suspension of City Councilman Rich Paoletto from his paid city job. The city, at the request of Richard Paoletto and his union, is refusing to release details of a 2010 sexual harassment case against the councilman and Bridgeport employee that led to his suspension for several […]