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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Ganim’s Historic Comeback Included In WikiLeaks Volumes

October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events

Among the voluminous stacks of hacked emails of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chairman John Podesta comes a little, local WikiLeaks-revealed nugget titled “GOOD READS FROM ELSEWHERE” detailing an article in the Hartford Courant chronicling Joe Ganim’s historic mayoral comeback victory last November.

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Is He Bridge Builder Bradley Or Despotic Dennis?

October 17th, 2016 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education

If school board chair Dennis Bradley campaigned for election on the promise he’d boycott meetings, do ya think he’d have been elected? Imagine the campaign message, “Boycott Meetings … Vote Bradley.”

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Malloy, Stafstrom Tour City Plant

September 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy joined State Rep. Steve Stafstrom for a tour of Phillips Fuel Systems, a successful legacy of the late City Councilman and school board member Pat Crossin. From State Rep. Steve Stafstrom: Great to join Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy at Phillips Fuel Systems (Friday) to talk about manufacturing in Connecticut. Phillips is […]

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State Appeals Court Decision On Education Funding Gap, Malloy: Does Not Negate Urgency To Act

September 15th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen: Attorney General George Jepsen today issued the following statement to announce that the state will seek a direct appeal to the Connecticut Supreme Court of the ruling issued by the Superior Court last week in the case of Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell:

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Divorce Or Separation? Working Families Party Denies Himes Endorsement, Independent Party Backs Shaban

September 2nd, 2016 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Breakups are hard in any situation but in politics they come and go and sometimes they come back together. Break up, get back together, break up, get back together. The Connecticut Working Families Party has separated from Democratic Congressman Jim Himes–in a disagreement on recent positions he has taken–who enjoyed a second line in the […]

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Following Violence, Malloy Pledges Additional Support, Ganim To Reconstitute Housing Authority Board

September 1st, 2016 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy, in a Thursday press conference at the Troop G State Police Barracks, announced he’ll authorize law enforcement support for the city in the wake of a recent spike in violent crime. Mayor Joe Ganim also announced, at the urging of the federal Housing and Urban Development, he’ll replace the board of the […]

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Following Increase In Violence Chief Perez Targets ‘Hot Spots’–Rosario Urges Assistance From State Police

August 30th, 2016 · 9 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez issued the following statement on the recent increase in shooting incidents and shooting victims in the city. “As Chief of Police, I am very concerned about the recent spike in gun violence in our great City. We, the members of the Bridgeport Police Department, remain deeply committed to ensuring the […]

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School Choice Advocates Muscle Up In Federal Court

August 24th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: A group of parents, including the president of the Bridgeport District Parent Advisory Council, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Connecticut’s restrictions on magnet schools, charter schools and school choice programs are unconstitutional and have forced thousands of low-income and minority students to attend low-performing schools.

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