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The Power Of OIB Voters–Pols Use Advertising To Target Voter Groups

July 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Media, News and Events, State Politics

OIB readers matter in more ways than one. OIB is featured in this report from Greg Hladky www.ct.com Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the “personalized” radio website Pandora–possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs. Over on Capitol Report (www.ctcapitolreport.com), a hot spot […]

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“Government Form Of Euthanasia”–GOP State Chair Says Dems Looting Taxpayers

April 21st, 2011 · 7 Comments · City Budget, State Politics

Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and the Democratic-controlled State Legislature have apparently come to terms on a budget to close a multi-billion dollar budget gap. A large piece to balancing the budget includes Malloy negotiating hefty union concessions. What happens in the state budget impacts Bridgeport’s budget big time. Mayor Bill Finch has submitted a budget to […]

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GOP State Chair Alleges Bridgeport Election Fraud

October 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments · City Politics

With less than two weeks until the Nov. 2 election we may see a steady flow of elections complaints from both sides. This one is from GOP State Party Chair Chris Healy. Note to Healy, AB applications come from the Town Clerk. From Healy:

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Dick And Linda In Pasties, Plus: Jimmy’s Tax Jam, BOE Building, And Malloy-Foley Debate Debates

September 8th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Education, State Politics

A lot of fighting going on. The Board of Education, arguing over where to consolidate offices, authorized Superintendent of Schools John Ramos to negotiate a deal to house all administration/maintenance functions in the former Bodine building on the West Side. Protests at Sacred Heart University over sorority hazings. Politicians duking it out. Yes, one big happy family. Are you tired […]

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Examining The Mayoral Pool, Plus: Himes V. Debicella Heats Up

August 13th, 2010 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

What a crazy week. I thought the momentum was with Dan Malloy heading into Tuesday and victory at hand with a low turnout, but never thought it would be a double-digit win. So much for Ned Lamont’s 10 million clams. No pearls in those shells. The loss was a bitter pill to swallow for Mayor […]

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Don’t Forget The Library Money, Plus: Russo Rangels Himes And SuBy’s Legal Credentials

February 25th, 2010 · 24 Comments · City Budget, Library, State Politics

As city bean counters build a budget to submit to the City Council in early April, the spending plan that begins July 1 will include a new key item, $6.9 million to support library services approved last year in a referendum by city voters.

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Teddy, Get Ready, 911 Political From Bridgeport Motor Works

January 19th, 2010 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Humpty Dumpty Sat On A Billboard … Jumpers Beware: let’s give this billboard thing some thought because with potential Democratic Town Committee primaries on the horizon and election for party chair in March who’s going to get thrown under the bus, or should I say off the top of the billboard? This is smash-mouth city politics at its […]

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Council, Brantley Accept Walsh Apology, Plus: GOP Targets Bloomer, And Malloy Moolah

January 11th, 2010 · 48 Comments · City Council, News and Events, State Politics

Evening Update: Everyone acted adult-like Monday night at City Hall–no yelling, screaming, name calling–as the City Council accepted an apology from councilman Bob Walsh to his district partner Evette Brantley and the city as a whole after he had berated her in a racially charged phone message following her support of Mayor Bill Finch’s Steel Point development agreement. […]

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