Former Mayor Joe Ganim, responding to critics who wonder what will be different if he’s elected mayor again, says he will “create an independent Office of Public Integrity–and select someone from outside of city government to create the toughest ethical laws of any municipality in Connecticut.” Although relentlessly knocking on doors, making phone calls, kissing […]
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June 6th, 2015 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
May 23rd, 2015 · 36 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Former Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto is supporting Joe Ganim’s comeback for mayor, joining the retired FBI agent who put Joe in the joint. CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart has more. Ex-Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim is looking to forge an armor of respectability for himself as he attempts to reclaim the job he lost in […]
May 18th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement
All kinds of people crammed the banquet hall of the German Club, tucked into a corner of Horace Street on the East Side, for former Mayor Joe Ganim’s official coming-out party Thursday night to reclaim his old job: black, white, brown; family, friends, former political foes; city police officers, clergy members; Democratic district leaders; even […]
May 7th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
There’s a surreality to this mayoral election beyond OIB moments and this certainly is an OIB moment–when a lead federal investigator who sent Joe Ganim to the joint is now supporting his comeback for mayor. And a whole bunch of city cops as well.
April 24th, 2015 · 117 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Update: $50K raised. To chants of “run Joe, run” by roughly 300 supporters in a packed Vazzy’s Four Seasons in Stratford, former Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday night edged closer to an official entry to try to reclaim the position he was forced out of 12 years ago following his conviction on federal corruption charges, promising […]
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February 13th, 2015 · 38 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Retired FBI agent Ed Adams who managed the investigation more than a decade ago that toppled the mayoral administration of Joe Ganim submitted testimony Friday morning at a legislative hearing in Hartford in support of House Bill #5886 to enforce the Bridgeport City Charter barring city employees from serving on the City Council. The hearing […]
Public Hearing For Government Reform Bill, Hundreds Sign Petition In Support Of Enforcing City Charter
February 9th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
A public hearing for House Bill #5886 to enforce the Bridgeport City Charter barring city employees from serving on the City Council will take place Friday 11 a.m. in Room 2B of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, according to State Rep. Jack Hennessy who introduced the legislation with State Senator Marilyn Moore. Meanwhile a […]
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February 2nd, 2015 · 32 Comments · City Council, News and Events, State Politics
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Critics say it is an incestuous situation that breeds conflicts-of-interest, particularly on budget votes, and leads to questions about whether those council members can truly serve as checks-and-balances to the mayor–who is also their city employer and ultimate boss.