On Tuesday, in addition to a citywide primary for Board of Education, Democratic primaries for City Council are on tap in four districts including the West Side where incumbents Evette Brantley and John Olson are opposed by Bob Halstead and Trish Swain. Bridgeport’s 132nd District runs west of Park Avenue to Brooklawn Avenue that meets […]
Entries Tagged as 'Chris Dodd'
September 5th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
Tags: Beardsley Park·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Bob Halstead·Chris Dodd·Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport·John Olson·John Ricci·John Stafstrom·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Manny Moutinho·Seaside Park·Trish Swain·University of Connecticut
January 9th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
You want to know about Connecticut election law? You call Kevin Reynolds. The guy knows his stuff. He also has great contacts having served as legal counsel for three Democratic state chairs including the current Chair Nancy DiNardo and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen when he served. As the state legislative session begins in Hartford […]
September 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With nearly 30 percent of voters still undecided, Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy are locked in a statistical dead heat in the race for U.S. Senate, according to a new University of Connecticut-Hartford Courant poll.
April 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
What, former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz never smoked pot? That must explain everything. Five Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate appeared live on WFSB on Sunday to debate a variety of issues including their historic reefer intake. Bridgeport attorney and drug-reform crusader Sylvester Salcedo wasn’t invited to the debate. Alas, Sly hasn’t raised […]
September 23rd, 2011 · 20 Comments · City Politics
From the Finch campaign: State Democratic Leadership Endorse Finch for Mayor. Former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT4) today endorsed Mayor Bill Finch in his bid for reelection.
Tags: AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Angel DePara·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Brendan Sharkey·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Dodd·Chris Donovan·CT Post·Denese Taylor-Moye·Don Clemons·Don Williams·Ezequiel Santiago·George Jepsen·Howard Austin·Jim Himes·Jim Holloway·John DeStefano·Leticia Colon·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Manuel Ayala·Marty McCarthy·Michelle Lyons·Rich Paoletto·Sue Brannelly·Tom McCarthy·Warren Blunt
March 16th, 2011 · 12 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Grab a cup of joe and check out the following news release from Mayor Bill Finch followed by the text of his state of the city speech to the Bridgeport Business community on Wednesday. Mayor Finch Shares His Optimistic Vision for the City During Annual Speech to the Business Community “A Vision for a City […]
Tags: Barack Obama·Beardsley Zoo·Bijou Square·Bill Finch·Brian Rooney·Charlie Carroll·Chris Dodd·CT Post·Dan Malloy·Discovery Museum·Ernest Trefz·Harding High School·Jim Himes·Joe Gaudett·Joe Lieberman·Paul Timpanelli·Pleasure Beach·Sacred Heart University·Steelpointe Harbor
February 16th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Ted Kennedy Jr. disappointed Mayor Bill Finch Tuesday night. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of his uncle John Kennedy at a legacy dinner at Testo’s Restaurant, the son of the late liberal lion Ted Kennedy told reporters he’ll not be a candidate in 2012 for Joe Lieberman’s U.S. Senate seat. Joe’s packing it […]
January 3rd, 2011 · 7 Comments · City Politics
Sayonara Senator Dodd. Hello Governor Malloy. Greetings Connecticut General Assembly. Good luck with the budget. Lots of city pols will sojourn to Hartford this week for Dan Malloy’s oath of office Wednesday, and a new legislative session. I assume Democratic Town Chairman Mario Testa will be among the masses. (Light a few candles for the city when […]