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Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'

Rigged–Senator Larson Throws Another Back-Room Hissy Fit To Kill The Casino Bill–Gomes: They Treat Bridgeport Like Shit

March 16th, 2018 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Update: Casino bill on agenda. On Thursday a stream of testimony came before the legislature’s Public Safety Committee urging an open, competitive process to select a commercial gaming operator with Bridgeport in play as host city. Several weeks ago East Hartford State Senator Tim Larson, co-chair of the committee, attempted to block the very public hearing […]

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Great Caesar’s Ghost! Two More Years For Testa–Will Chairman Cut Desperate Delegate Deal With AG Candidate Tong Whose Treasurer Is Casino Bill Killer?

March 16th, 2018 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Testa in Italian means head. Thursday night, at his Madison Avenue restaurant, Mario Testa received the votes by acclamation (less one) to once again head the Democratic Town Committee for two more years. He had no opposition. On this Ides of March, the party leader who has been described occasionally by political opponents “little Caesar” […]

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Bradley Announces For State Senate

March 16th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News release from Dennis Bradley: In front of over 500 friends, family members and supporters, Dennis Bradley announced his candidacy for the 23rd Senate District. Bradley’s announcement came in the middle of a “Thank You” celebration sponsored by BDK Law Group. The event was held on the top floor of Dolphin’s Cove Restaurant in the heart […]

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Moore Supports Casino For Bridgeport–Why Can’t MGM And Tribal Nations Partner?

March 15th, 2018 · 7 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Members of Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation on Thursday appeared before the state legislature’s Public Safety Committee voicing support for an open, competitive process for a major gaming facility in the city. State Senator Marilyn Moore in prepared testimony submitted to the committee suggested that competitors MGM and the tribal nations make a marriage to create […]

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Moore, Gomes Oppose Unpredictable Work Schedules

March 7th, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events

From State Seantors Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes: Senator Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport) and Senator Ed Gomes (D-Bridgeport) today joined legislators, activists, and working people to advocate in support of Senate Bill 321, ahead of the Children’s Committee hearings for the bill. The coalition is calling for the passage of a Fair Workweek bill, limiting an abusive […]

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Stafstrom Pushes Revitalization Zone Protections

March 5th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning

From State Rep. Steve Staftsrom: Black Rock NRZ President Scott Burns and former president Joe Ianniello came to the Capitol today to testify in favor of H.B. 5283 which would provide legal defense and indemnify to residents who volunteer to serve on neighborhood revitalization zone committees.

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Gomes Backs Jonathan Harris For Governor

March 2nd, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

He didn’t support Joe Ganim for his mayoral comeback and now State Senator Ed Gomes isn’t supporting Ganim for governor. The governor’s race is wide open in both major parties. Gomes, who just turned 82, is backing former state commissioner Jonathan Harris, a once peer in the State Senate. Who’s Jonathan Harris? See here.

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“Jobs, Jobs, Jobs”–Union Workers Rally MGM Gaming Proposal

February 28th, 2018 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Roaring like a grappler who has one last fight in him, Bridgeport’s just-turned 82-year-old political and labor warrior State Senator Ed Gomes stepped on the podium of an East End events hall, not far from the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area where MGM Resorts proposes a $675 million waterfront casino destination projected to create 7,000 jobs. Addressing […]

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