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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Menu Item? Downtown Turkey Wilhelmina Whacked

November 24th, 2014 · 8 Comments · News and Events

Turkeys rarely die of natural causes and in this Thanksgiving week we mourn the death of the legendary Downtown gobbler. From Mike Mayko, CT Post: She often liked to wander down to McLevy Green and the City Hall annex where the mayor and city attorneys work, striding along on her skinny legs, her head bobbing, […]

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Discovery Museum, Zoo Feel Malloy Budget Cuts

November 21st, 2014 · 11 Comments · News and Events

To close a projected deficit of more than $50 million for the budget year that ends June 30, Governor Dan Malloy announced cuts on Thursday that impacted social services as well as tourism including the Discovery Museum and Beardsley Zoo. More from Ken Dixon, CT Post:

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City Observes Veterans Day

November 11th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: Today, Mayor Bill Finch will join several men and women who served our nation at Veterans Day ceremonies being held in Bridgeport at Veterans Memorial Park at 9 a.m. and Col. Mucci Plaza at 11 a.m. Click here for a full schedule of today’s events: bit.ly/1ugxbzw.

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New Faces Join Legislative Delegation, Moore, Rosario, Baker

November 10th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

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.

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Violent Crime Down In State

November 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Governor Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy highlighted the release today of the FBI’s Crime in the United States 2013 report, which shows that Connecticut had one of the largest decreases in violent crimes and property crimes in the nation.

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Marilyn Moore’s Historic State Senate Win Completes Ed Gomes’ Revenge

November 9th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

State Senate-elect Marilyn Moore never crafted her campaign as something potentially historic, she just went about her business putting in the retail work–lighting up phone lines and knocking on doors–so required in these types of elections when the biggest prize at the top of the ticket is governor. Last Tuesday she became the first black […]

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When One Night Turns Into Four More Years

November 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Excellent read from Ken Dixon, CT Post: Gov. Dan Malloy was walking the floor, hands behind his back, as the first numbers began to pop up on the computer spreadsheets.

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