Mayor Joe Ganim must wait for at least two months before learning if he may qualify for a public campaign grant should he seek a long-shot statewide office in 2018. But will he wait that long before raising money? A slew of statewide candidates are already dialing for dollars.
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April 21st, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Considering A Statewide Run, Ganim Asks Elections Enforcement To Clear Him For Public Campaign Funds
April 7th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Pondering a run for statewide office for the 2018 election cycle, Mayor Joe Ganim has asked the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission to provide a ruling on whether he is eligible to participate in the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races. At issue is a state law that appears to ban candidates with […]
April 6th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
If your favorite sports are politics and primaries (me too), strap in for a slew of Democratic battles for City Council.
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O&G’s Stones Crushed, Judge Radcliffe Rules Company Operating Illegally In East End, Activists Praise Decision
March 17th, 2017 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update: video, news conference. Mayor Joe Ganim, flanked by neighborhood activists and elected officials, hailed Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe’s order for O&G Industries to “immediately cease and desist from the use and maintenance of a recycling, concrete crushing, storage and stockpiling facility at 1225 Seaview Avenue” in the East End. See court decision here. […]
March 13th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
Political operatives of Mayor Joe Ganim in a push to maximize moolah for his big ticket March 23rd fundraiser at Testo’s Restaurant are mining campaign donations from his 2015 opponents.
February 16th, 2017 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Controversy abounded about the statue relocation of engineering pioneer Lewis Latimer that seems to be resolved by Mayor Joe Ganim declaring Thursday it will continue to front the Margaret Morton Government Center. It’s a mighty fine statue that should remain displayed prominently, but how many visitors who approach the Downtown concourse know anything about the […]
February 14th, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
You can spend all your time making love. You can spend all your love making time. In city politics, it cuts both ways. Break up, get back together. Break up, get back together. Break up, get back together. Sometimes, just like St. Valentine, it’s off with your head (politically speaking anyway). Is there a lot […]
December 30th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Former City Councilman Warren Blunt, the jovial big man who cast a big political presence in the North End 135th District, passed away on Friday. He was a long-time employee of the city Health Department.