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Entries Tagged as 'Dick Blumenthal'

Finch, Blumenthal Highlight Small Business Near Waterfront Park On East Side

January 22nd, 2015 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Lobster and Shellfish is back, serving lobster rolls, fish tacos and the freshest seafood around. It’s also creating jobs in a neighborhood being revitalized by the creation of a new park with waterfront access.

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Dick: I Will Go Anywhere There’s A Crowd Of More Than Three People

November 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal emerged from his bar mitzvah conducting a news conference. And he hasn’t missed an opportunity to promote himself or something since, or so it seems. To Dick’s credit, he’s adopted a sense of humor along the way, as he noted the other day, “I will go anywhere there’s a crowd of […]

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Many Without Work, Vets Deserve More Than Thanks

November 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events

CT Post editorial: It’s an uneasy reality that these federal holidays are often treated as interchangeable, though they could not be more clearly labeled. The confusion has become so common that we have received news releases making the error, even from veterans’ agencies.

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Did You Vote? Crunch Time

November 4th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

On a perfect day for voting two days after President Obama visited Central High School to urge support of Governor Dan Malloy for another four-year term, city electors cast votes for the state’s highest office as well as other state and federal legislative seats. Bridgeport has roughly 58,000 registered voters, down several thousand electors from […]

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Video From Obama Event, Full Text Of Speech In Bridgeport

November 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Special thanks to Steve Krauchick from Doing It Local for video playlist. THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Bridgeport! (Applause.) Are you fired up?

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How’s Finch Doing A Year From Reelection? Any Challengers?

September 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement

Mayor Bill Finch was there, so was former Mayor John Fabrizi, as well as Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster. They showed up Saturday at a campaign headquarters on the West Side to support Democratic candidates for various state and federal offices in November. Party regulars waved the flag for this election cycle, but […]

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Himes, Blumenthal, Finch Announce Brownfield Money For East Side

August 14th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Congressman Jim Himes: Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn), and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch joined EPA Deputy Regional Administrator Deb Szaro this morning to visit the former site of the Progressive Plating Technologies facility in Bridgeport and announce two grants awarded through the EPA Brownfields Program. The City of Bridgeport was awarded […]

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