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City Awarded $10 Million For Storm Projects

June 5th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: This week, HUD announced that it is awarding Bridgeport $10 million in federal funds as part of Rebuild by Design, which is a multi-stage regional competition to promote resiliency in the Sandy-affected region (For more information, click here and here).

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Larry Kudlow Featured Speaker At Republican Dinner Honoring Former Mayor Mary Moran

May 29th, 2014 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Politics, News and Events

The state’s largest city has had 52 mayors in its history, all white males except for one. Her name is Mary Chapar Moran who served one term from 1989 to 1991, but oh what a two years it was, including placing the city into federal bankruptcy court that made national news. Engaging, powerful public speaker, […]

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Governor Opposes New Tribal Federal Recognition Rules

February 26th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

In a letter to President Obama, Governor Dan Malloy protests new regulations that could open the door to federal recognition of the Bridgeport-originated Golden Hill Paugussett tribe that Malloy claims “would have a unique and devastating impact in Connecticut.”

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Top Stories July/August 2013, Grounded Airport Manager: I Recused Myself At All Levels, Acted Only As Directed

December 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment · City Council, City Politics, Cops, Education, News and Events

A new bishop for Diocese of Bridgeport, Downtown housing, a fired airport manager, a $400,000 land improvement a judge rules taxpayers were not obligated to pay, were among lead stories for July/August 2013. Other headlines:

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Dick Wants Check On Government Snoops, Starts Petition

December 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News and Events

From U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal: After revelations about the government’s sweeping surveillance operations, I’ve demanded fundamental, far-reaching intelligence reforms to protect constitutional rights and civil liberties.

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Leaders Come Together For Discussion About Urban Violence

November 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch hosted Governor Dannel Malloy Tuesday at a community discussion about urban violence and progress the City has made to reduce crime. “Today, we have a wide range of people represented here,” said Mayor Finch. “Law enforcement. Community organizations. Community leaders. Lawmakers. That’s important because police alone […]

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Malloy In Bridgeport Tuesday For Discussion On Violence Prevention, Suspect In Police Shooting Dies

November 26th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Cops, News and Events

Update: Chief Gaudett statement Governor Dan Malloy is scheduled to be in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon (today) to join Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Jim Himes for a panel discussion on violence reduction efforts in Bridgeport and statewide, according to the city’s public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer. The discussion will take place […]

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