Update re Shane Gaskins. Countering a flood of union endorsements for Mayor Bill Finch, former Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday trotted out endorsements from 12 African American ministers with a message focused on taxes, finances and public safety. From Ganim campaign: Today, several African American religious leaders within the city of Bridgeport announced their support […]
Entries Tagged as 'George Jepsen'
August 14th, 2015 · 96 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
August 4th, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Politics, Firefighters, News and Events
From the Finch campaign: Today, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 488 announced that they are supporting Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch re-election bid.
July 21st, 2015 · 9 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
From the Finch campaign: Today, former Bridgeport Mayors John Fabrizi, Tom Bucci, and Leonard Paoletta announced their Democratic Primary support for incumbent Mayor Bill Finch’s re-election campaign.
July 16th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
On Wednesday endorsements for Mayor Bill Finch’s reelection came from U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy. On Thursday Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen weighed in, crediting the two-term mayor with “rebuilding its image and, along with its image, its economy.” When he served in the State Senate, Jepsen had a scratchy relationship with former […]
October 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
A new poll released today by Public Policy Polling gives Governor Dan Malloy an 8-point lead over Republican opponent Tom Foley. From the poll: Public Policy Polling’s first Connecticut poll of 2014 finds Dan Malloy with an 8 point lead for reelection over Republican foe Tom Foley, 43/35. Independent Joe Visconti is polling at 9%. […]
September 23rd, 2013 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
UPDATE: Linda Conner Lambeck of the CT Post shares her take from today’s hearing here. The Connecticut Supreme Court this morning (Monday) heard oral arguments to determine if Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas has the proper legal certification to lead a Connecticut school district. The Supremes agreed to review an expedited appeal of a lawsuit […]
September 19th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From Governor Malloy: HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, Attorney General George Jepsen, state Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker, state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Melody A. Currey and executives from AT&T and Travelers Insurance, today kicked-off a statewide campaign to raise awareness about the […]
City Urges Supremes To Keep Vallas On The Job, State Seeks Permission To File Brief In Support Of School Chief
July 19th, 2013 · 84 Comments · Education, News and Events
The city Friday afternoon filed its legal brief with the Connecticut Supreme Court in support of overturning Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis’ ruling that Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas cannot remain on the job as a result of her prior decision he lacks proper legal certification to lead city schools. Meanwhile the State Board of […]