The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing February 7, 6pm in the first floor cafeteria of Great Oaks Charter School, 510 Barnum Avenue, to share information about the proposed Barnum Station including the environmental impact evaluation. If completed, the East Side development would become a second city train station.
Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'
January 12th, 2017 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
January 10th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
If Governor Dan Malloy runs for a third term in 2018, can he win? If he runs, he must make a whole lot of mayors happy and they make him happy in return. Otherwise, it’s sayonara. Unless, of course, the Republicans put up another flaccid candidate such as Tom Foley.
January 4th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events, State Politics
Facing a projected $1.5 billion state budget deficit with expected financial aid cuts to municipalities, Governor Dan Malloy on Wednesday delivered his State of the State address before a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly. The governor will present his budget proposal to the legislature next month.
January 4th, 2017 · 23 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
City policy wonk Jeff Kohut, a 2011 mayoral candidate, is not bashful declaring the reasons he says Bridgeport development has not advanced like other Connecticut cities. He calls it the Stamford-Greenwich-Hartford “bullying of Bridgeport” to preserve the lower Fairfield County lifestyle, “especially cheap Bridgeport labor.” As the Connecticut General Assembly convenes this week for a […]
January 1st, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Nationally, 2016 was the political year of Trump. If you like a good rodeo, prepare for a wild ride. But hey, Bridgeport politics is a breeding ground for ups and downs, right?
December 28th, 2016 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Pondering another run for statewide office in 2018, Trumbull’s Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst writes in a commentary decrying the state’s underfunded pension liability, “There is a pervasive culture in Hartford, where the elite believe there is one set of rules for them and one set of rules for everyone else.” The commentary also appeared […]
December 27th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events
Will the state minimum wage increase to $20.20 in 2020? Nah, but there will be a push in the state legislature to increase it to $15 by then. News release from Governor Dan Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today is reminding Connecticut residents that the minimum wage in the state will be increasing from the […]
December 22nd, 2016 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events, State Politics
Senate President Martin Looney, prior to his kidney transplant on Tuesday, filed a series of bills for the legislative session that starts in two weeks including a proposal to authorize municipalities to levy a local sales tax of one-half of one percent, something that if passed would provide a new revenue source to Bridgeport as […]