On a night the public was invited to speak about Mayor Joe Ganim’s $542 million proposed budget, most delivered passionate appeals for additional education spending including the city’s new school chief Aresta Johnson who told the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee “We want (school children) to have the same things other children have whether […]
Entries Tagged as 'Denese Taylor-Moye'
April 19th, 2017 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
April 6th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
If your favorite sports are politics and primaries (me too), strap in for a slew of Democratic battles for City Council.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Bob Keeley·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Lenny Paoletta·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
March 20th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning
Standing outside O&G’s ominous stockpiling plant in the East End, the wind whipping off Yellow Mill Pond, City Councilman Scott Burns joined Mayor Joe Ganim and several of Burns’ Black Rock constituents last week saluting Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe’s order to shut it down while reminding the construction services firm the battle ahead in […]
July 6th, 2016 · 107 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Update, includes video: More than 400 vexed taxpayers, most from the higher assessed Black Rock neighborhood, vented on Mayor Joe Ganim in a jammed City Council chambers Tuesday night about their tax bills in a revaluation year. And he let them spew in a noisy night punctuated by booing, hissing and chanting and calls for […]
June 11th, 2016 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday was joined by city and state lawmakers, business leaders and local nonprofits to announce a Second Chance Society initiative aimed at providing job opportunities to past offenders. The program includes signed pledges by local businesses to give ex-offenders a fair chance at hiring, city seed money of $50,000 and potential […]
Tags: Av Harris·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Charlie Stallworth·Denese Taylor-Moye·Ed Gomes·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Housatonic Community College·Joe Ganim·Marilyn Moore·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
June 7th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee stepped up to the podium at the City Council meeting Monday night to remind members not to spend too much time sunning on the beach. Council members, the capital and operating budgets have been set. Summer will soon be here. Is it time to kick back and party?
June 1st, 2016 · 12 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
In a 5-1 vote Tuesday night the joint committee on Miscellaneous Matters and Contracts approved a proposed settlement of pending sewer rate litigation and wastewater agreement with the Town of Trumbull. The measure now goes before the full City Council for a scheduled vote Monday night. Councilors Jeanette Herron, Jack Banta, Milta Feliciano, Denese Taylor-Moye and […]
May 9th, 2016 · 22 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, Law Enforcement
A weary Budget and Appropriations Committee turned a long day’s Saturday journey into an early morning Sunday vote just after midnight by cutting nearly $4 million from Mayor Joe Ganim’s $560 million spending plan, adding roughly $1.5 million to the flatfunded Board of Education, delaying a police class until the next fiscal year, cutting vacant positions […]