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Entries Tagged as 'Dick Blumenthal'

Lamont, Bysiewicz Pitch Health Plan

October 15th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz, Democratic nominees for governor and lieutenant governor, at a round-table discussion on health care at the Southwest Community Health Center in Bridgeport. Lamont and Bysiewicz also unveiled their plan calling for affordable health care for all Connecticut residents.

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Working Families Party Endorses More Than 100 Candidates In Connecticut

September 24th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The Connecticut Working Families Party has endorsed a record 107 candidates for the November general election placing them on Row C including all six Democrats seeking statewide constitutional offices led by top-of-ticket Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz facing Republicans Bob Stefanowski and Joe Markley. The Connecticut Independent Party has emerged as a Republican antidote to […]

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Blumenthal: Kavanaugh Hearing ‘Charade And Mockery Of Our Norms’

September 4th, 2018 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

Just another day at the office, right? And who says Bridgeport City Council meetings are zooey? Grab a cup of joe and check out Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing to Supreme Court. U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal didn’t mind adding fuel to the fire.

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Paging Political Polo Ponies! What’s Your Candidate BS Quotient?

July 22nd, 2018 · 11 Comments · State Politics

What candidate for governor excites you? For the most part OIB resident policy wonk Jeff Kohut is underwhelmed. We asked Kohut for his take on all the candidates. In classic Kohut-speak, he doesn’t hold back. To paraphrase Mad Magazine mascot Alfred E. Neuman, the only time politicians tell the truth is when they call each […]

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Working Families Party Releases Endorsement Questionnaires

March 26th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

If you’re a candidate for state or federal office and seek the endorsement of the Connecticut Working Families Party, check out its questionnaire here.

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The Politics Of Prayer–Ministers Unleash Big Dogs For Development Bite

March 11th, 2018 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

PSEG’s conversion of the state’s last coal plant to a gas-fired facility in the South End includes a $500 million investment, mega tax dollars to the city as well as a job apprenticeship training program as part of a community benefits agreement. City ministers have meowed to City Council members that the company isn’t doing […]

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Ganim, Blumenthal Push Firearm Reform

March 9th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: Mayor Joe Ganim today joined Connecticut US Senator Richard Blumenthal and a number of Bridgeport community leaders in calling for common sense gun safety reforms at the state level in Connecticut and at the national level in Congress. Specifically, Mayor Ganim is calling on members of the Connecticut General Assembly […]

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Dems Call Republican Tax Plan A Scam, Ransom Payment To GOP Donors, Bad For Connecticut

December 20th, 2017 · 26 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Congressman Jim Himes asserts the Republican tax plan that will likely be signed into law this week will bloat the federal debt, raise the cost of living in Connecticut, lower property values and suppress home ownership.

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