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Former Mayors Endorse Finch

July 21st, 2015 · 9 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

From the Finch campaign: Today, former Bridgeport Mayors John Fabrizi, Tom Bucci, and Leonard Paoletta announced their Democratic Primary support for incumbent Mayor Bill Finch’s re-election campaign.

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Jepsen: Finch Rebuilding City, Repairing Image

July 16th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

On Wednesday endorsements for Mayor Bill Finch’s reelection came from U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy. On Thursday Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen weighed in, crediting the two-term mayor with “rebuilding its image and, along with its image, its economy.” When he served in the State Senate, Jepsen had a scratchy relationship with former […]

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Blumenthal, Murphy Endorse Finch

July 15th, 2015 · 51 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Finch reelection campaign: Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have thrown their support behind Mayor Bill Finch’s re-election campaign.

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Foster Calls On City Council To Set Aside Jobs For Residents

July 9th, 2015 · 31 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from Mary-Jane Foster campaign: Mary Jane Foster, candidate for the Democratic nomination for mayor in this fall’s election, today called on the City Council to demand any construction contracts entered into by the city for the PT Barnum train station require setasides for Bridgeport residents and that all apprenticeship positions must be filled […]

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Kohut Condemns Pols For Crime

June 27th, 2015 · 15 Comments · News and Events

2011 petitioning candidate for mayor Jeff Kohut issues this blistering commentary against the city’s political establishment following the attack of an elderly woman in Lake Forest. From Kohut: On Thursday, June 25th, at about 11 AM, an elderly woman was attacked in her home in the Lake Forest neighborhood, in Bridgeport’s North End, by a […]

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Kohut: Vote Out Status Quo

June 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, National Politics, State Politics

Whether local, state or federal elected officials, policy wonk Jeff Kohut, a 2011 petitioning candidate for mayor, says Bridgeport’s interests have not been served well by any of them. Kohut commentary: When Bridgeporters contemplate the mass shooting of nine people (resulting in the death of an innocent man) in a Bridgeport neighborhood very early in […]

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Murphy Highlights Internet Access For Low-Income Communities

June 5th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events

From U.S. Senator Chris Murphy: Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) joined State Comptroller Kevin Lembo to visit Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport and discuss efforts to expand broadband Internet access in low-income communities through Murphy’s new Broadband Adoption Act. During their visit, Murphy and Lembo met with students and school administration to listen […]

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Himes And Murphy Address Students On College Costs

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Education, News and Events

From Congressman Jim Himes: >Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) was joined by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) to meet with juniors at Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School year to discuss the rising price of college, student loans and debt, and the College Affordability and Innovation Act, which Congressman Himes introduced in the House and Senator Murphy […]

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