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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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Watchdog Group Endorses Foster, Bashes ‘Corrupt Political Machine’

July 23rd, 2015 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Calling Tuesday night’s Democratic Town Committee endorsement a “boys’ mud wrestling contest,” the advocacy organization Connecticut Citizen Action Group that assisted the State Senate wins of Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes the past year is backing Mary-Jane Foster’s candidacy for mayor.

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Foster Pledges To Post Campaign Finance Report On Website

July 13th, 2015 · 23 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Her report is up now, here. If you ask short-handed staff in the Town Clerk’s Office to make copies of campaign finance reports of the candidates for mayor, it will cost you more than $500. Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster says she will post her report  on her campaign website “for the whole world […]

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Foster: Stop The Insanity, Bridgeport Deserves Better–Chides Finch And Ganim In Campaign Speech

June 5th, 2015 · 76 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

With equal lashings for her chief opponents Mayor Bill Finch and former Mayor Joe Ganim, Democrat Mary-Jane Foster made her official announcement Thursday night at the Holiday Inn Downtown pledging  to reform and clean up city government asserting “We will never attract new taxpaying businesses and we can never expect Hartford to support what Bridgeport […]

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