Board of Education member Howard Gardner, considering a mayoral run, shares this commentary about the need for a city that works for “all its citizens.” If I’ve learned anything during my first 12 months on the Bridgeport Board of Education, it is this–education reform is hard; not hard as being insolvable; hard in that it […]
Entries Tagged as 'David Daniels'
January 14th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Education
January 7th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Retired Police Lieutenant David Daniels, considering a run for mayor, was honored by Mayor Bill Finch Monday night at the start of the City Council meeting for his long service to the city. The mayor’s proclamation noted that Daniels resides in Hamden. But no, Daniels corrected the mayor, I’m a Bridgeport resident again. Well almost, […]
January 5th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Law Enforcement
Retired Police Lieutenant David Daniels, pondering a run for mayor, will be honored by Mayor Bill Finch at the City Council meeting tonight (Monday) at 7 p.m. for his 25 years of dedicated service to the city. Full Council agenda here.
December 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
The Bridgeport Guardians, a 40-year organization fighting for the rights of minority police officers, is in the throes of a testy organizational struggle between current leader Lonnie Blackwell, a lieutenant who commands the Bridgeport Regional Police Academy, and members supporting the election of Milton Johnson as president.
December 6th, 2014 · 56 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
The length of the holiday shopping list pales in comparison to the list of things to do for a mayoral run. That’s where potential candidates are guided by dear old MOM: money, organization, message. Each category has its own checklist and 2011 Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster is examining her list to determine if a […]
November 14th, 2014 · 57 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
About 10 months from a Democratic primary–if there is a Democratic primary–Mayor Bill Finch has amassed a mighty $300,000 campaign warchest in his quest for a third four-year term next year. Several potential candidates have expressed interest in running for mayor while one high-profile pol, former Mayor John Fabrizi, has pulled out, sobered by the […]
November 5th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Uninspiring poll numbers, the dread of raising campaign cash and the reelection of Dan Malloy as governor have all contributed to former Mayor John Fabrizi declining a bid for the job he occupied from April of 2003 through November of 2007.
October 29th, 2014 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
The Movement “to raise issues facing the citizens of Bridgeport, educate and engage people in fostering real changes” will conduct its third community forum on Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, featuring former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, who has his Black Rock home for sale, as the featured speaker.