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Entries Tagged as 'Chris Rosario'

Any Mayoral Takers Against Ganim?

October 8th, 2018 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Need a java jolt for this election cycle? Four weeks to the general election featuring races for governor, General Assembly and federal offices. So far it’s been rather sleepy with the Supreme Court confirmation hearings gripping interest nationally. Still, there’s a lot on the line in Connecticut with an open seat for governor and the State […]

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Judge Deals Setback To Tribal Casino In East Windsor, MGM Pushes Call For Bridgeport Gaming Destination

October 1st, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

A years-away tribal casino planned for East Windsor to protect its Connecticut market share from MGM’s $1 billion resort that opened in Springfield, Massachusetts in August was dealt a major setback this weekend by a federal judge who ruled that Connecticut’s two tribal nations have no legal authority to compel the federal Department of the […]

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Councilwoman Martinez: Changes To WPCA Foreclosure Standards Coming Soon

September 19th, 2018 · 9 Comments · City Council, News and Events

East End City Councilwoman Eneida Martinez provides background and an update on the collection practices of the Water Pollution Control Authority. “In regards to your WPCA article in OIB I will detail how this all started and the WPCA matter became an open topic in Bridgeport.”

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Ethan: Don’t Judge Book By Its Cover

August 28th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The numbers are staggering. Democrats in Bridgeport outnumber Republicans by about 11 to 1. Still, this didn’t deter Republican Ethan Book from taking on his own party’s establishment defeating the endorsed GOP candidate in an August primary to pursue the super long shot odds of defeating Democratic incumbent Chris Rosario in the 128th State House seat […]

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Lamont Huge Statewide, Bradley Takes State Senate Primary, Stallworth Defeats Hanks In Tight Race

August 15th, 2018 · 62 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

On a night Ned Lamont crushed Mayor Joe Ganim in the Democratic primary for governor, unofficial returns show Ganim winning Bridgeport in many city precincts but Lamont taking higher tax areas such as Black Rock and the North End. Dennis Bradley is the unofficial winner over Aaron Turner for State Senate 2,989 to 2,467 while incumbent Charlie Stallworth […]

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Ethan Book Challenges GOP Endorsed Candidate In State House Primary

July 6th, 2018 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Connecticut’s 128th State House District covers the East Side and Hollow. Republican Ethan Book, who’s at odds with party leadership, is challenging GOP-endorsed Luis Colon for the party nomination August 14 to face incumbent Democrat Chris Rosario in the general election. Book shares this piece on his perspective and background.

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Thousands Enjoy Barnum Festival Parade At Scenic Seaside Park

July 1st, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Thousands of beachgoers, residents and suburbanites lined Seaside Park on Sunday in scorching temperatures for the first-ever Barnum Festival Parade to march solely in the park named for the man who donated the waterfront gem to the city. For many spectators it was the first time they had ever seen the parade, exactly what organizers […]

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Hanks A Lot! Incumbent Stallworth Loses Endorsement To Insurgent Shante Hanks

May 23rd, 2018 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

State Rep. Charlie Stallworth has been beaten back twice in a matter of days. On Saturday his long-shot candidacy for lieutenant governor running with Democrat Guy Smith was derailed at the Democratic Party convention. Tuesday night he faced an immediate concern after members of the Democratic Town Committee in the State House district Stallworth has represented for […]

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