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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Harding’s Sheena Graham Shines As Connecticut’s Teacher Of Year

October 16th, 2018 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events, Uncategorized

Resilient, resourceful, creative, Harding High School’s Sheena Graham on Tuesday was named Connecticut’s 2019 Teacher of the Year. News release from Governor Dan Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy and State Department of Education Commissioner Dianna R. Wentzell today announced that Mrs. Sheena Graham, a performing arts and choir teacher at Bridgeport’s Warren Harding High School, […]

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For Flatto’s Department, An Achievement In Financial Reporting

October 11th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events

It’s not exactly sexy work, and often dizzying crunching budget numbers trying to explain to community watchdogs and City Council members what the financial documents mean. Finance Director Ken Flatto’s department has been awarded, among other U.S. municipalities, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for the Comprehensive Annual […]

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Malloy Directs Flags To Half Staff In Honor Of World War II Sailor From Bridgeport

October 5th, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events

From Governor Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, October 8, 2018 in honor of U.S. Navy Water Tender 1st Class Stephen Pepe of Bridgeport, who was killed in action in the attack on Pearl […]

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Violent Crime Down In Bridgeport Compared To Decades Ago

September 26th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Thirty years ago some city neighborhoods, particularly the East Side, South End and West End experienced zones of horrific violence fueled by crack cocaine drug wars totaling several years of 50-60 murders annually. For the most part, with a few outlier years, violent crime has dropped dramatically from 25-30 years ago. Governor Dan Malloy touted lower […]

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Malloy: Crime Down In Connecticut

September 25th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Governor Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy said that a report released by the state’s criminal justice policy and planning office and underscored by data released Monday from the FBI indicates continued, positive trends in the administration’s efforts to reduce crime in Connecticut. Since the Governor took office in 2011, statistics show that the overall […]

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Meanwhile, Moore Receives Kudos For WPCA Action

September 14th, 2018 · 9 Comments · City Politics, State Politics

Black Rocker around town John Marshall Lee shares this commentary about Marilyn Moore’s legislative oversight of the collection practices at the Water Pollution Control Authority. HISTORY: For several years complaints were raised from Bridgeport property owners about the collection efforts of the Bridgeport WPCA regarding outstanding unpaid sewer bills with fees. If they were not […]

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Deecken: Legalized Sports Betting Must Benefit Bridgeport Region

September 10th, 2018 · 28 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Republican State Senate candidate Rich Deecken asserts it’s time to spread the wealth around via a comprehensive approach to gaming in Connecticut that currently operates under a monopoly controlled by the two federally recognized tribal nations that own Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.

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Legislature Balks On Sports Betting

August 29th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

The next governor of Connecticut must deal with sports betting. Following a Supreme Court ruling that legalized sports betting, Governor Dan Malloy began negotiations with the state’s tribal nations that operate Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun in advance of an anticipated special session of the legislature that’s now off the table.

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