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Entries Tagged as 'Chris Caruso'

Stallworth-Pereira Primary Showdown, A Study In Personalities

August 4th, 2016 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Primaries are all about identifying your friends and dragging them out. By most accounts the Democratic State House primary in the 126th Assembly District between incumbent Charlie Stallworth and school board member Maria Pereira could go either way next Tuesday depending on the efficiency of their respective turnout operations. This is a battle between the party […]

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Stallworth Takes Unpaid Leave In Primary Brawl Against Pereira

July 27th, 2016 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

You know there’s a battle when an incumbent state representative takes a two-week unpaid leave from his six-figure city government job to hold on to his paid elected position. That’s what mayoral appointee Charlie Stallworth has done to fend off the self-styled piranha of city politics Maria Pereira, a member of the Board of Education, […]

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Moore: Families Suffer From Low Wages

July 24th, 2016 · 49 Comments · News and Events

What’s it like to live on low wages? Wednesday night at City Hall speakers shared their perspective including State Senator Marilyn Moore at a public hearing hosted by the State Department of Labor that is staffed by former State Rep. Chris Caruso. Moore is the first speaker and her remarks begin just prior to the […]

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Bring It On: August Democratic Primary Matchups Set

June 8th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The August 9 Democratic legislative primaries are set. Four of eight members of the city’s state legislative delegation will have primaries: State Senator Marilyn Moore versus Tom McCarthy, State Senator Ed Gomes against Dennis Bradley, State Rep. Charlie Stallworth will take on Maria Pereira and State Rep. Andre Baker versus Charlie Coviello. Former City Council […]

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Paging Mario Testa, Is Maria Pereira The New Chris Caruso?

May 4th, 2016 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

When Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa set the party endorsement date for mayor and other municipal offices last July in the comeback summer of Joe Ganim, he organized it on the first possible date allowed by the election calendar in what appeared to be a nod to Ganim to enjoy the maximum amount of time […]

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Piranha Power, Pereira Launches Candidacy To Unseat Ganim’s Guy State Rep Stallworth

April 8th, 2016 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics

Claiming State Rep. Charlie Stallworth is an absentee legislator, Board of Education member Maria Pereira has filed state paperwork to challenge the veteran State House member, also a staffer of Mayor Joe Ganim, in an August Democratic primary. Stallworth, a city minister, won a special election in 2011 for Connecticut’s 126th State House District replacing long-time […]

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Where Finch Failed, Ganim Honors University Of Bridgeport

January 15th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

So many items can lead a list of reasons Joe Ganim vanquished Bill Finch in last September’s Democratic primary. Among them was Finch’s fantastical grudge against the University of Bridgeport that had once employed him. Rather than acting mayoral and embracing the university’s brain power, economic impact, expansion and cultural contributions, Finch selfishly made it […]

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The Politics Of Legal Work, City Solicits Pricing For Key Bond Counsel Services

January 2nd, 2016 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Politics, News and Events

Pullman & Comley’s 20-year run as city bond counsel led by partner John Stafstrom could be coming to a close. The Bridgeport-based law firm with offices in Hartford, Stamford and Waterbury has been notified by the city that it is soliciting price proposals for upcoming bond counsel services from qualified firms in Connecticut. Bond counsel work […]

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