In a commentary first published by the Connecticut Post, retired Superior Court Judge and Bridgeport resident Carmen Lopez takes aim at the “obedient employees on the Council to march on command and follow orders” during a meeting of the City Council’s Education Committee. Check it out: Take an introductory course in philosophy at any university […]
Entries Tagged as 'Carmen Lopez'
August 12th, 2014 · 5 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
August 2nd, 2014 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
A poll measuring the pulse of city voters on the state of the city, Mayor Bill Finch’s standing with voters and potential mayoral candidates is in the field. Have you received a call?
June 27th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
In a commentary that first appeared in the June 26 edition of the CT Post, retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez takes aim at the process to approve construction of a new Harding High School on Boston Avenue property owned by General Electric. Lopez asserts far too many questions have not been answered about contamination […]
May 24th, 2014 · 36 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez in a commentary for CT Latino News, writes “Our Democracy is on life-support; a third party candidate can supply some much needed oxygen!” Will Rogers once famously said that: “The more you read and observe about this politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than […]
May 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
It’s been 25 years and this video is more priceless than ever. This weekend and into next week a series of political conventions will take place to endorse candidates for an assortment of local, state and federal offices. Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa’s restaurant on Madison Avenue will host candidate conventions on Monday and Wednesday […]
May 14th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Jonathan Pelto, the former state legislator who’s been skewering Democratic Governor Dan Malloy’s education policies from the perch of his What Wait? blog, is contemplating a run for governor as an independent in the November general election. If he runs, he provides a landing spot for progressives, teachers and union activists opposed to Malloy’s education […]
April 4th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Former school board member Maria Pereira has silenced her voice as Bridgeport chair of the Connecticut Working Families Party, but certainly not her lungs against