Mayor Bill Finch says we’ll accommodate the kids if we have space and the feds foot the bill, a spokesman for New Haven Mayor Toni Harp proclaims we’re not stepping up to undermine Governor Dan Malloy, but now even Malloy is trying to find a political safe haven–after saying no–to address shelter for undocumented immigrants […]
Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'
July 23rd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
July 22nd, 2014 · 29 Comments · News and Events
Rejected by Governor Malloy, Mayor Bill Finch is open to taking in migrant children … if the federal government pays for it and space allows. From the Connecticut Mirror: The City of Bridgeport is exploring whether it has the facilities that would meet federal requirements to host some of the Central American migrant children who […]
July 22nd, 2014 · 37 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events
More than two months after submitting a freedom of information request for “all data and values on my personal residence” associated with the city’s two-year delay on the revaluation of city taxable property, former Mayor John Fabrizi has his answer from the city: Forget about it. The city doesn’t have the documents, according to a […]
July 20th, 2014 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Don’t ya just love election season in the Park City? Charlie Coviello, supporter of Democratic-endorsed Ernie Newton opposed by Andre Baker in an August 12 Democratic primary, has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission claiming Baker “expended funds … and held a fundraiser …” before the State House candidate formed a committee […]
July 17th, 2014 · 73 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Calling a second city train station “Bridgeport’s next evolution,” Governor Dan Malloy visited the city Wednesday afternoon–his second stop as in many days–to announce $2.75 million for engineering, design and environmental permitting in support of Barnum Station at the site of the former Remington Arms factory on Barnum Avenue, an initiative proposed by Mayor Bill […]
July 15th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller General, has launched his first television commercial as a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in partnership with gubernatorial candidate John McKinney, highlighting his years in the Reagan White House, as the nation’s top auditor and efforts to reduce spending. Walker’s in an August 12 primary against GOP […]
July 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Cops, News and Events
News release from Brett Broesder, Mayor Finch’s communications director: Today, Governor Malloy and Mayor Bill Finch joined local community leaders, to announce the allocation of $671,250 in Youth Violence Prevention Grants from the state to the Park City.