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Entries Tagged as 'Bruce Hubler'

Celebrate The Rock June 9th

May 31st, 2013 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From the Black Rock Community Council: The Black Rock Community Council is proud to present the schedule of events for this year’s Black Rock Day celebration to be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The theme of this year’s festivities is “Black Rock Weathers the Storms … a Celebration of Neighbors Helping Neighbors” which highlights […]

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When A Mayor Loses Support Can He Make New Friends?

August 2nd, 2011 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education

Primaries are weird ducks. They’re not like higher turnout general elections. In the world of primaries you identify your friends and drag them out to vote. You could enter primary day thinking you’re okay and then all of a sudden–oops!–your friends stayed home, or you failed to coax them to vote. That’s when you grab […]

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Are You A Switch Hitter?

June 7th, 2011 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

The deadline for a registered voter to switch from a major party to another and vote in a September municipal primary is June 13. Unaffiliated voters have up to the day before the primary to transfer to a party and vote in the primary.

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Bruce Hubler’s Itch To Switch

April 21st, 2011 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

OIB friend Bruce Hubler, a Republican, says he will become a Democrat “for the cause of moving Bridgeport forward.” A number of successful businessmen have bailed out on the city through the years. Hubler has stayed. He wants to vote for Mary-Jane Foster in an expected Democratic primary for mayor in September. Hubler says Foster has the […]

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Tired Of Snow? How About Sand? Tahiti!

January 31st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment

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From Book Party Thursday To Tiago’s Holiday Party On Wednesday

December 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments · News and Events

Thanks to everyone who attended my OIB book signing at Rainy Faye Bookstore Thursday night. Lots of regular OIB friends in attendance.

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Stand By Your Man, Plus: Talkin’ To The Peeps

July 9th, 2009 · 35 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Hey, after that formidable defense of Chris Dodd by Marlys in the prior post I’ve concluded that Dodd’s Campaign Manager Jay Howser and Democratic State Party Chair Nancy DiNardo should hire her as Dodd’s chief flak. In honor of Marlys’ defense of the castle, I’ve linked Dodd’s U.S. Senate page under government so you can monitor […]

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The Budget, Always The Budget, Plus: The Best Of Bridgeport

March 23rd, 2009 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Budget, City Council, News and Events

This is a crucial budget cycle for Mayor Bill Finch in the worst economy (for most of us) in our lifetime. I harp on the budget because mayors generally live and die by their budgets. In a few weeks the mayor’s proposed budget goes to the Bridgeport City Council with major wage and benefit concessions achieved from […]

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