Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis who has issued several key decisions impacting city government and politics in recent years has set a hearing for Monday afternoon to consider school board member Maria Pereira’s complaint challenging Mayor Joe Ganim’s authority to fill two recent Board of Education vacancies.
Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'
October 19th, 2016 · 16 Comments · Education, News and Events
October 17th, 2016 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
If school board chair Dennis Bradley campaigned for election on the promise he’d boycott meetings, do ya think he’d have been elected? Imagine the campaign message, “Boycott Meetings … Vote Bradley.”
October 14th, 2016 · 8 Comments · News and Events
News release from city Communications Director Av Harris: Mayor Joe Ganim, Senator Chris Murphy, State Senator Ed Gomes and Bridgeport City Council members Nessah Smith and Anthony Paoletto joined Career Resources Inc. and other area nonprofit organizations to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of The Jay Brothers Unified Resource Center (JBURC) designed to […]
October 13th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Miss Thelma’s Restaurant Downtown was packed Wednesday night for a fundraiser in support of the Greater Bridgeport Young Democrats featuring Congressman Jim Himes as the guest speaker. A flock of now-senior Democrats got their start in the organization that appears to have new energy with an infusion of young people. And that’s a good thing, be […]
October 11th, 2016 · No Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Ballots have been printed for the Nov. 8 general election. The example above is for the 127th State House District that covers candidates for President, U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative, State Senate, State House and Registrar of Voters.
October 4th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Five weeks from the general election with Hillary and The Donald the featured attraction in an historic race, but closer to home we have eight legislative races with Republicans mounting full slates against incumbent Democrats.
September 20th, 2016 · 47 Comments · City Politics
Former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh shares observation about building a lasting organization to defeat the establishment. Before we read too much into the recent primary results, let’s consider a few factors: