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Entries Tagged as 'Chris Murphy'

Murphy, Blumenthal Push Smart Gun Technology

April 29th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

News release: Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) reacted to the White House release of a report outlining a research and development strategy to expedite real-world deployment of smart gun technology. The report, prepared jointly by the Departments of Defense (DoD), Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS), was ordered by President Obama in a […]

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Hillary Knighted In Purple At UB, ‘We Have To Take On The Gun Lobby’

April 24th, 2016 · 15 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Update, speech transcript: One day after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump visited Connecticut’s most populous city, the likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton addressed more than 1,000 supporters at the University of Bridgeport’s Harvey Hubbell gym, home of the Purple Knights, declaring “We have to take on the gun lobby and take on the epidemic of […]

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Ganim And Murphy Tour Fuel Cell Park

March 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday toured the Eco-Technology Park covering parts of the the city’s West End and South End  including a visit to what officials say is the largest hydrogen fuel cell in the Western Hemisphere. The project was initiated under the Finch administration. Check out the video.

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Malloy Announces $3 Million To City For Traffic Signals

February 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy on Tuesday announced that Bridgeport will receive $3 million to upgrade traffic signals along Park Avenue at the intersections of Vine Street/Wood Avenue, Laurel Avenue, Washington Avenue, Prospect Street, South Avenue, South Frontage Road and Railroad Avenue (Railroad Avenue eastbound and westbound).

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Partnership Promotes Solar Power For Bridgeport Low-Income Families

February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Joint news release: A first of its kind partnership in Connecticut was announced today with the goal of helping low-income families enjoy the benefits of clean energy. FREEDOM (Faith Restoration Empowerment Economic Development Outreach Ministries, Inc) kicked off a partnership initiative with the Connecticut Green Bank and PosiGen to educate the public about affordable solar […]

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Ganim No Political Pariah

February 17th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

For all the hand-wringing that took place during the campaign and after Joe Ganim’s comeback election from outside the city, high profile pols are not afraid to talk to Joe, meet with Joe, take pictures with Joe, issue press releases with him: U.S. Senators Dick Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Congressman Jim Himes, the city’s legislative […]

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City Architect Steps Up For Finch, Provides Job Downtown

February 3rd, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

It’s not the job he coveted most, but when you have two young mouths to feed as an ex-mayor with no one banging down your door, a job is a job is a job. Bill Finch has been hired by the respected Downtown-based Antinozzi Associates to head up the architectural firm’s “sustainable strategies.” When it […]

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HUD Chief Visits Bridgeport To Celebrate East End Affordable Housing Project

January 15th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro visited Bridgeport on Friday for a ribbon-cutting opening an affordable housing project developed by Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust in the East End. From U.S. Senator Chris Murphy: Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) hosted U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro for […]

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