When the Connecticut General Assembly convenes for a long budget session in January, Bridgeport will feature three new faces in its eight-member legislative delegation, all Democrats. Delegation maneuvering and influence determines how much moolah floods Bridgeport from Hartford.
Entries Tagged as 'Christina Ayala'
November 10th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Pleasure Beach·Rob Russo
October 6th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Democratic Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala isn’t the type of pol to go away quietly. In an editorial that appeared Sunday, the Connecticut Post asserts “Bill Finch and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, also a Democrat, for a variety of reasons have an interest in making sure this election runs smoothly and fairly. They […]
September 26th, 2014 · 14 Comments · News and Events
State Rep. Christina Ayala, who lost her seat covering the East Side and Hollow neighborhoods in an August primary, was arrested today on several state charges including allegedly falsifying her voting address. News release from office of Connecticut Chief State’s Attorney: State Representative Christina “Tita” Ayala of Bridgeport was arrested today (Friday) and charged with […]
Tags: Christina Ayala
September 24th, 2014 · 17 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Brian Lockhart of the CT Post reports “A Superior Court judge Tuesday signed a warrant for the arrest of state Rep. Christina Ayala D-Bridgeport, according to a law enforcement source.”
August 14th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics
For opponents of Mayor Bill Finch, it’s tempting to declare Anthony Musto’s city voter shellacking by Marilyn Moore was a referendum on the mayor. It’s not. It was a referendum on Anthony Musto from an opponent and a coalition force of many that drew a contrast on his job performance and disengagement from voter concerns.
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Harding High School·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Ruben Felipe·Scott Hughes·Sue Brannelly·Tom McCarthy
August 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Politics, News and Events
Bridgeport resident David Walker’s bid to win the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor appears to have come up short in a close contest with party-endorsed Penny Bacchiochi and Heather Somers. The race is too close to call between the latter two with Walker just behind them, according to unofficial statewide tallies. The winner of the […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·David Walker·Dennis Bradley·Ernie Newton·John McKinney·Marilyn Moore·Nancy Wyman·Penny Bacchiochi·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
Unofficial Returns, Newton Concedes To Baker, Chris Rosario Over Christina Ayala, Andres Ayala Over Hughes
August 12th, 2014 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Ernie Newton has conceded his State House race to Board of Education member Andre Baker. Newton tells OIB: “The people have spoken. It was competitive. We didn’t have the money that they had. You gotta go by the will of the people.”