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Entries Tagged as 'DebraLee Hovey'

Nuts! Martha Dean Needs To Grab A Couch With DebraLee Hovey

January 17th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

What’s wrong with these people? First Republican State Rep. DebraLee Hovey tells shooting victim Gabby Giffords to stay out of Newton on her Facebook page after the former congresswoman offered some comfort to Sandy Hook. And now former GOP Attorney General candidate Martha Dean promotes conspiracy theories including the shootings were staged by actors. Grab […]

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What, No DebraLee Hovey? Malloy Names Members To Sandy Hook Advisory Commission

January 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Gee, will State Rep. DebraLee Hovey order, on her Facebook page, Governor Malloy to stay out of Newtown now that he didn’t include her on his commission to prevent gun violence? From Malloy: (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the names of 16 members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, an expert […]

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Hovey Issues Apology For “Insensitive” Remarks About Gabby Giffords Newtown Visit

January 7th, 2013 · 12 Comments · News and Events

After telling shooting victim Gabby Giffords to stay out of Newton via her Facebook page following the ex-congresswoman’s private visit to Newtown, State Rep. DebraLee Hovey, who represents Newton and Monroe, issued a statement of apology Monday afternoon. Hovey had also posted on her Facebook page she was miffed for not receiving an invite to […]

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DebraLee Hovey Needs Serious Therapy–Tells Gabby Giffords To Stay Out Of Newtown

January 7th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Republican State Rep. DebraLee Hovey, who has a history trashing Bridgeport even though it puts food on her table (her hubby is a city firefighter), has now taken to trashing Gabby Giffords because the shooting victim dared to show some compassion to Newtown. Hovey, who threw a hissy because she was not invited to meet […]

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Welcome To Mayberry: Mount, Hovey And The House

October 27th, 2010 · 10 Comments · State Politics

OIB friend Michele Mount (MCAT) is challenging Republican State Representative DebraLee Hovey who’s answering questions about improvements to her Monroe house. Don’t ya just love suburban cat fights? From Bill Bittar, Monroe Patch: Less than a week before Election Day, an incumbent Monroe state representative is defending herself against claims that she failed to get proper […]

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Primary Grease, Coulter Eye-Gouges McMahon And Hennessy’s Proof

June 14th, 2010 · 15 Comments · City Politics, State Politics

Two months away from Tsunami Tuesday. For political junkies like me, it’s heaven. Who’s your pony in the various primaries for congress, governor and other state seats? Republicans are duking it out August 10 to determine the standard-bearer against Democrat Jim Himes. GOP-endorsed Shelton State Senator Dan Debicella, a Bridgeport native, faces a multi-field primary that includes former GOP […]

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Jacobs’ Financial Ladder

February 1st, 2010 · 36 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, State Politics

Sweet! New month, a short month, time to think pitchers and catchers, spring arrives next month. Will Phil see his shadow on Tuesday? And will Ralph see the money? And exactly how much loot? Ralph being Ralph Jacobs, canned by the Civil Service Commission last year as personnel director for something called “breach of city […]

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Barack Tsunami Victimizes Shays And Russo, Plus: Recount For Contest

November 5th, 2008 · 120 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Media, National Politics, State Politics

What a night. Barack is President-elect, and his tsunami swept across Bridgeport taking its toll on 21-year Republican incumbent Christopher Shays and State Senator Rob Russo, both of Bridgeport. How often have you heard the expression, better to vote for the devil you do know than don’t? Well, not always, even if some incumbents are on the side […]

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