State Senate candidate Ricky DeJesus owes the city roughly $140,000 in personal property taxes. He also owed a whole bunch more in real estate taxes sold off in tax lien sales. In this story CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart explains why the city did not go after him for collection of back personal property taxes. […]
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February 23rd, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
February 20th, 2015 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Testy, wonkish, comedic, grandiose: Thursday night’s 90-minute debate in the Burroughs Community Center filled by about 80 residents of Connecticut’s 129th State House District pretty much had it all, led by five candidates all of whom have served either on the City Council or in the state legislature. The debate was sponsored by the Black […]
February 14th, 2015 · 46 Comments · City Council, News and Events
City employee City Councilman Richard Paoletto has announced his retirement from his paid position as well as his resignation from the City Council representing the Upper East Side, following a second sexual harassment claim against him in five years.
February 11th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Welcome to Connecticut’s largest city. If you have a lead on any government corruption, please contact the FBI.
February 6th, 2015 · 16 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
If Mayor Bill Finch, former Mayor Joe Ganim, former State Senator Ernie Newton and Governor Dan Malloy gather under one roof together, might as well be a church where second chance was the subject. More from CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart: Forgiveness was in the air. So was irony.
February 4th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
State Senate candidate Ken Moales’ “huge community announcement and press release with the IMA & Hispanic Pastoral” did not materialize today. More from CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart: The most obvious take away from the email is that Moales was expecting to be endorsed by the IMA and the Hispanic Pastoral Alliance.
February 2nd, 2015 · 32 Comments · City Council, News and Events, State Politics
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Critics say it is an incestuous situation that breeds conflicts-of-interest, particularly on budget votes, and leads to questions about whether those council members can truly serve as checks-and-balances to the mayor–who is also their city employer and ultimate boss.