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Ganim Announces Appointments

November 30th, 2015 · 9 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Mayor-elect Joe Ganim, who will assume office Tuesday morning, released on Monday an initial list of appointees who will join him in City Hall including the retired FBI agent Ed Adams, who had investigated him, directing the new city office of Government Accountability and Integrity. Most of these positions according to the pay scale published […]

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Who’ll Be Jamming In Joe’s Garage?

November 30th, 2015 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Rock icon Frank Zappa scored an infectious FM favorite about several band buddies, an unconventional bunch, coming together to play in “Joe’s Garage.” In Joe Ganim’s unorthodox comeback, he’s assembling pieces to an administration both unconventional and even surreal should the former FBI agent who investigated him work in his administration to create an Office […]

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Comeback Kid! Ganim Regains Mayoralty In Big Historic Fashion

November 3rd, 2015 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

It’s now mayor-elect Ganim. Former Mayor Joe Ganim has cemented his quest for voter redemption, handily winning back his old job, according to unofficial results. Mary-Jane Foster placed second with Republican Rick Torres a distant third. Ganim will receive the oath of office for mayor December 1 replacing incumbent Bill Finch whom he defeated in […]

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Crunch Time! One Week Left To Election, Sizing Up Ganim, Foster, Torres

October 26th, 2015 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Joe Ganim carries a refrain inside his head that goes something like this, “I’ve come too far, I’ve come too far.” Ganim won the Democratic primary in historic fashion, knocking off an incumbent mayor. He danced on a table, followers exploded with joy both in praise of Ganim’s comeback and with glee that he had […]

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City Council Candidate Forum In Black Rock

September 13th, 2015 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

A City Council candidate forum for the 130th District covering Black Rock and the West End will take place today (Sunday) 5 p.m. at the Black Rock Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue between Wednesday’s Democratic primary opponents Katie Bukovsky and Scott Burns and John Marshal Lee and Tyisha Toms.

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Ganim Mayoral Campaign Structurally Messy With Strength Of Passion

August 17th, 2015 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

What Joe Ganim’s mayoral campaign lacks in organizational tightness it compensates with a premium on passion. Ganim lacks a traditional campaign manager, a consistently staffed media presence, or chief strategist familiar with Bridgeport campaign turf. And often Ganim, a relentless campaigner, appears to be candidate, chief cook and bottle washer. What the campaign does enjoy […]

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Short On Endorsement, Not On Campaign Money, Ganim Addresses His Peeps

July 23rd, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

  Shortly after Mayor Bill Finch won the endorsement for a third four-year term from the Democratic Town Committee Tuesday night in the ballroom at Testo’s Restaurant, Joe Ganim hosted a fundraiser in the adjoining atrium featuring comments from Campaign Manager Danny Roach and the candidate.

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Finch Wins Endorsement For Mayor–Ganim, Other Challengers Press On, Torres Endorsed By GOP

July 22nd, 2015 · 138 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Former Mayor Joe Ganim hoped for a winning strategy that landed him 45 votes at the Democratic Town Committee endorsement with a tie broken by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Ganim came up four votes short to Mayor Bill Finch who was endorsed for a third four-year term at Testo’s Restaurant by a tally of 49-41. […]

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