Update: $50K raised. To chants of “run Joe, run” by roughly 300 supporters in a packed Vazzy’s Four Seasons in Stratford, former Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday night edged closer to an official entry to try to reclaim the position he was forced out of 12 years ago following his conviction on federal corruption charges, promising […]
Entries Tagged as 'Fleeta Hudson'
April 24th, 2015 · 117 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Brian Lockhart·Bridgeport Bluefish·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·CT Post·Dottie Guman·Ed Adams·Fleeta Hudson·Gil Hernandez·Howard Gardner·Joe Ganim·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Mary-Jane Foster·Milta Feliciano·Ralph Ford·Sly Salcedo·Sue Katz·University of Bridgeport
April 9th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Maya letter to Dems. This mayoral cycle has so many moving parts it could cause whiplash. Please call your local chiropractor.
February 19th, 2015 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Unless you’re passionate about numbers, statistics, line items, surpluses, deficits and more, analyzing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report can cause eyes to glaze over quickly. Fire up the espresso machine! City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee has arguably spent more time than anyone else on the planet reviewing Bridgeport government financials as a civilian taxpayer. […]
December 10th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
Ooh, it was such a juicy rumor for the scandal sheet business, we couldn’t let this one go without fanning the flames. City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez, the city’s queen of absentee ballots, wants to lead the Town Clerk’s Office that oversees absentee ballots.
November 18th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council
One thing about fiscal hound John Marshall Lee, he’s as dogged as they come trying to reach the 20-member City Council that approves the city budget and ordinances, among other matters. In his latest address to the councilors Monday night, Lee reminds them they are halfway through this term with an election on the horizon […]
July 23rd, 2013 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
City Democrats Monday night endorsed three newcomers for Board of Education at a party convention at Testo’s Restaurant. A challenge slate is expected to pull petition papers Tuesday (today) to try to secure signatures from five percent of registered Democrats to wage a September primary.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Andre Baker·Angel DePara·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Bobby Simmons·Brandon Clark·Carlos Silva·Charlie Coviello·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Scinto·Ed Gomes·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Fleeta Hudson·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jasper McLevy·Jim Holloway·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Manuel Ayala·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Michelle Lyons·Mike Marella·Milta Feliciano·Mitch Robles·Paul Vallas·Rich Paoletto·Richard DeJesus·Simon Castillo·Steven Stafstrom·Sue Brannelly·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Tom Mulligan·Trish Swain·Warren Blunt
September 7th, 2012 · 48 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
UPDATE, includes BOE agenda: The Board of Education with four newly elected members is scheduled to conduct an organizational meeting Monday 6:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School with Mayor Bill Finch chairing the meeting to select officers. Will Leticia Colon be there? Yes. Colon announced Friday afternoon she has resigned from her City Council seat […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Bill Finch·Bobby Simmons·Denese Taylor-Moye·Fleeta Hudson·Hernan Illingworth·Jacqueline Kelleher·John Bagley·Ken Moales·Leticia Colon·Maria Pereira·Mario Testa·Mark Anastasi·Mitch Robles·Paul Vallas·Sauda Baraka·Tom McCarthy·Tom Mulligan
December 1st, 2011 · 4 Comments · City Council, News and Events
More than two dozen elected officials led by Mayor Bill Finch received the oath of office in City Council chambers Thursday night. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen delivered the oath of office to Finch for his second term as Bridgeport’s 52nd mayor. Democratic Party Vice Chair Dorothy Guman administered the oath to City Clerk Fleeta Hudson while […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Americo Santiago·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Anderson Ayala·Andre Baker·Angel DePara·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Carlos Silva·Charlie Stallworth·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Scinto·Dottie Guman·Fleeta Hudson·George Jepsen·Howard Austin·Jim Holloway·John Stafstrom·Leticia Colon·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Manuel Ayala·Marty McCarthy·Michelle Lyons·Mike Garrett·Mitch Robles·Paul Ganim·Ralph Ford·Rich Paoletto·Sue Brannelly·Tom McCarthy·Warren Blunt