Former Democratic State Senator Ernie Newton, awaiting word from the court this month on his lawyer’s motion to dismiss criminal charges for alleged campaign finance law infractions, is preening over Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee results he says continues his coalition-building in neighborhoods.
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March 6th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
January 28th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Awaiting a legal ruling from a state judge regarding alleged campaign finance law violations, Ernie Newton is weighing campaign options that include running for one of the two legislative seats he once occupied. In preparation for a run he will become a member of the Democratic Town Committee in the 139th District that serves his […]
January 12th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Political activist Marilyn Moore has filed a candidate committee for State Senate setting up a rematch of her 2008 Democratic primary with Anthony Musto who occupies the city-suburban district. Moore has built an intriguing early coalition that includes former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh as her treasurer and 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster as deputy […]
October 12th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Jim “Sonny” Fox, one of Bridgeport’s preeminent conspiracy theorists and radio moonlighter from his Black Rock home, shares this commentary on what he claims is tax favoritism for the politically connected. The retired electrician and occasional candidate for public office cites tax disparity for the 2009 revaluation among members of the Democratic Town Committee. Every […]
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September 25th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Former State Senator Ernie Newton says he has a big surprise for State Senator Anthony Musto next year. He promises to campaign against Musto in a section of Bridgeport Newton once represented that was carved into the adjoining State Senate district Musto occupies, specifically the Wilbur Cross precinct in the North End, home to many […]
September 19th, 2013 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
While a local political action committee has asked the state to investigate a high volume of absentee ballot voting in last week’s Democratic City Council primary on the East Side, the Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission recently dismissed a complaint against City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez that accused her of taking unauthorized possession of absentee ballots at an apartment building at […]
September 13th, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
Emboldened by Tuesday’s drubbing of endorsed Democrats, coalition forces that supported the winning primary challengers for school board and City Council are looking to next year’s legislative season and among the establishment targets is State Senator Anthony Musto who’s likely to be challenged by Marilyn Moore who served as campaign manager for the Board of […]