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Ganim Builds City Unity, Hennessy: More Contact With Ganim In One Week Than Finch In Eight Years

November 10th, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor-elect Joe Ganim says it’s no longer us versus them, a point he made Monday in a series of meetings with Congressman Jim Himes, members of the city’s state legislative delegation and some members of the City Council focused on working together. In the coming days, according to a news release issued by Ganim, he […]

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Malloy Reasserts His Opposition To Ganim

October 23rd, 2015 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Saying “I have not endorsed the Democratic candidate, and I’m a Democrat. I guess there’s a message there,” Governor Dan Malloy, a friend of petitioning candidate Mary-Jane Foster, issued arguably his harshest criticism of Democratic nominee Joe Ganim in a story by Mark Pazniokas of the Connecticut Mirror.

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Foster Pledges To Hold Line On Taxes

October 20th, 2015 · 131 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events

Being an effective mayor requires strong relationships with legislative leaders in Hartford, a point hammered home by two members of the city’s legislative delegation in support of the candidacy of Mary-Jane Foster who promised at a Monday afternoon news conference not to raise taxes in her first year if elected mayor, saying “I understand the […]

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Foster: Voters Have Had Enough Of My Opponents

August 27th, 2015 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Debate statement from Mary-Jane Foster: “What the audience saw last night and statewide media coverage captured is voters have a real choice: the failed policies of the past and present, or an honest choice for change. Voters have had enough of both my opponents, who blame each other for everything wrong in Bridgeport instead of […]

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Moore: Foster Will Clean Up Political Quicksand Choking City

July 30th, 2015 · 18 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Asserting Mary-Jane Foster “will clean up the political quicksand that chokes and prevents this city from redeveloping into what it could be,” freshman State Senator Marilyn Moore on Thursday reaffirmed her endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster for mayor, in a news release issued by the Foster campaign.

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Gomes Endorses Foster, Stallworth Backs Ganim

July 29th, 2015 · 66 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Two members of Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation reaffirmed their support for mayoral candidates, State Senator Ed Gomes for Mary-Jane Foster and State Rep. Charlie Stallworth for Joe Ganim. Both Gomes and Stallworth have a base of support in the African American-rich 135th District.

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Hennessy Endorses Foster, ‘Breath Of Fresh Air’–Trashes Machine

July 28th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Contending “a machine runs Bridgeport, not the people,” State Rep. Jack Hennessy who represents the city’s North End has endorsed Mary-Jane Foster for mayor.

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Moore, Gomes Tout Car Tax Break

July 24th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

News release from State Senators Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes: At a press conference today at Bridgeport’s We Transport Inc., State Senators Ed Gomes (D-Bridgeport) and Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport) announced that Park City businesses and middle-class families can expect to see millions of dollars in car tax relief in 2016. Bridgeport senators were joined by […]

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