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Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Bluefish'

No ‘Silver Spoon,’ Foster Mailer Highlights Overcoming Odds

October 12th, 2015 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

In campaigns, you lay groundwork introducing the candidate to voters followed by specificity on issues such as taxes, public safety, education, job creation and development. In her first mail piece after the Democratic primary, Mary-Jane Foster introduces herself to general election voters focused on telling her story growing up in a broken family, putting herself […]

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Ballot Order Set For Mayor In Historic Ganim Comeback Quest

October 10th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Seven candidates for mayor will appear on the November 3 general election ballot in this historic campaign cycle in which Joe Ganim seeks to cement redemption as the Democratic nominee, Mary-Jane Foster positions to stop him as a petitioning Democratic alternative and Enrique Torres offers a Republican voice outside the political establishment. Charlie Coviello, running […]

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A Month Remains To Election–Is There An October Surpise?

October 5th, 2015 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education

Four weeks left to this historic, bizarre, wacky, surreal, twisty yo-yo of a mayoral election. And we’re not done yet. Time to take inventory how we got to this point and the fascination of the general election.

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Finch Drops Out Of Race, Endorses Foster In Show Of Unity

September 30th, 2015 · 175 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Asserting “We must all do our part to ensure Bridgeport’s progress continues and is shared by all,” Mayor Bill Finch, without a ballot spot, dropped out of the race for mayor on Tuesday thrusting his support behind University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane Foster, a petitioning candidate in November’s election. When asked what he can […]

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As Finch Sweats For Job, Ganim Acts Mayoral

September 22nd, 2015 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

While Mayor Bill Finch stresses for a ballot spot, former Mayor Joe Ganim is moving along as the Democratic nominee almost in transition mode. Tuesday afternoon he announced an initiative to create a volunteer task force to implement tax relief for “overburdened residents of Bridgeport.”

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Foster Shares Plan To Create Jobs

September 5th, 2015 · 74 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

On Labor Day weekend, Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster has released her ideas to grow the labor force.

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Home Stretch For Historic Democratic Mayoral Primary

September 2nd, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Two weeks remaining to this surreal Democratic primary for mayor that features a two-term incumbent seeking to become the second longest serving mayor in history, a former mayor trying to make history returning to the job he had for 11-plus years and a third candidate seeking history as the first Democratic female mayor. And it’s possible, […]

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McGregor’s ‘Honest Choice For Change’

August 28th, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics

Chivalry is alive and well in city politics, especially in the household of Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster. Her husband long-time heavy Republican donor Jack McGregor, a Yale-educated Marine, retired CEO of Aquarion and co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish, shares this commentary about why you should vote for his wife. From McGregor: What’s the price […]

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