As Governor Dan Malloy feuds with Republicans over his Second Chance Society proposal, Mayor Bill Finch weighs in with support of the measure. Statement from Finch: “I support Gov. Malloy’s Second Chance Initiative. As the mayor of our state’s largest city, every single day I see people who are suffering after serving their time due […]
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May 15th, 2015 · 25 Comments · News and Events
May 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events
The charter school advocacy group The Coalition For Every Child has released its latest statewide television ad days after more than 1,000 people attended a rally on the steps of the state Capitol in Hartford protesting funding cuts by a legislative committee that would impact charters schools in Bridgeport and Stamford. Funding for both schools […]
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May 11th, 2015 · 34 Comments · News and Events
Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker issued written testimony today at a legislative hearing in Hartford in which many speakers condemned the Democratic-written tax package. “The truth is,” Walker asserts, “according to the state’s own Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal 2014, Connecticut has the highest liabilities and unfunded pension and retiree health care […]
May 11th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Western Mass News Appearing on Face the State hosted by Dennis House, Connecticut’s popular Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman took a pragmatic political position when asked about her support for Bridgeport mayor: let’s wait for the Democratic endorsed candidate.
May 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Education, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State Bond Commission is anticipated to approve nearly $1.6 million in grants at its meeting on Monday that will be used to improve and upgrade early childhood education classrooms across the state. Among the municipalities awarded was Bridgeport, which will receive […]
May 8th, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy has been moving around the state advancing a second chance society for offenders, but his office internship application seems to be at odds with the spirit of his policy and with state law. From Alison Leigh Cowan, New Haven Independent: A form asks applicants for internships with Gov. Malloy’s Hartford office the […]
May 6th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update: Finch statement. The state Bond Commission on Monday is scheduled to approve $9 million to assist with phase 1 of shoreline improvements for the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area of the East Side, according to a news release issued by the city’s legislative delegation.
April 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
A charter school advocacy group has taken to the airwaves a day after the General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee scuttled funding for new charter schools in Bridgeport and Stamford.
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