Log in Register

 

Housatonic Community College Campaign for Tomorrow’s Jobs Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Elle Sera
Downtown Cabaret TheatreThe Barnum MuseumInfoBridgeportOIB the bookBridgeport Public Library OIB Classifieds
OIB TV



Greater Bridgeport Transit

Connecticut Characters


Attorney Thomas C. Thornberry

Barnum Festival

Ganim, Ganim & Ganim, P.C.





Trattoria ’A vucchella



Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Ganim And Testa Won’t Cry If Public Financing Torpedoed In State Budget Process

September 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics, Uncategorized

With the latest fundraising quarter coming to a close, Mayor Joe Ganim is trying to put on a push this week in an area key for becoming a top-tier 2018 candidate for statewide office, raising money, be it public dollars or the old fashion way of large dollar donations. The Republican budget passed last week […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····

Dems Break From Leadership To Support Republican Budget, Malloy Vows Veto, Stafstrom: GOP Plan ‘Very Bad’ For Bridgeport

September 17th, 2017 · 28 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Three Democrats in the State Senate and then five in the State House crossed the aisle to pass a Republican budget early Saturday morning that Governor Dan Malloy says he’ll veto which will force another round of discussions to approve a spending plan tardy since July 1.

[Read more →]

Tags: ······

Bridgeport Officials: Don’t Screw State’s Largest City When Bailing Out Hartford

September 15th, 2017 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events, State Politics

In an excruciatingly tight–and tardy–state budget season with municipalities across the state facing major cuts, the financially hemorrhaging city of Hartford is poised for a major bailout with oversight strings attached to overt bankruptcy as well as $115 in capital funding over two years for the XL Center. Mayor Joe Ganim and the city’s legislative […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····

Assessing Ringmasters, Ringleaders

August 29th, 2017 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

For 70 years it’s been a gentlemen’s club, save for one insurgent Elizabeth “Betty” Pfriem (class of 1986), the late publisher of the Bridgeport Post and Telegram, but the annual announcement of the Barnum Festival ringmaster still brings out the old timers, business leaders, government influencers and politically ambitious. The other day at the introduction […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ······

Rock And Roll City Council Campaigning, Smith And Spain Versus Burns And Kane

August 23rd, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events

Retired Fairfield University political science professor Don Greenberg stood resolutely Tuesday night in the Black Rock Library directing a supposition to four candidates for City Council in the 130th District. The mayor won’t sign off on the paperwork to fill vacant library jobs to keep services running smoothly. Essentially, asked Greenberg, a member of the […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ············

State Budget Chaos Slices City Funding

August 22nd, 2017 · 7 Comments · City Budget, Education, News and Events

The state’s messy budget situation is causing havoc for cities and towns. In lieu of a state budget Governor Dan Malloy’s executive order decides funding levels. Under that scenario Bridgeport will lose millions in state aid, as the CT Mirror reports: In the absence of a state budget, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has spared Connecticut’s most […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·

This Suds For You, Craft Breweries Triple Under Malloy

August 18th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from Campaign For Tomorrow’s Jobs: As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy heads into his final year in office, when it comes to economic growth, there’s one particular industry that has been tapped more than others: Craft beer.

[Read more →]

Tags: ·

Environmental Advocates Urge State To Improve Energy Strategy

July 27th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from CT Sierra Club, 350 CT, CCAG & Citizens Campaign for the Environment: The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released an updated draft of the Connecticut Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) today. Advocates are urging Governor Malloy and DEEP to improve the draft plan, helping the state meet its goals of reducing carbon pollution […]

[Read more →]

Tags: