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Former Mayors Endorse Finch

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.

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Jepsen: Finch Rebuilding City, Repairing Image

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 […]

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Public Policy Polling: Malloy By 8 Over Foley

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%. […]

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Will Supremes Keep Vallas Hangin’ On? Court Hearing Today

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 […]

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Don’t Text And Drive

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 […]

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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 […]

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The Paul Vallas Watch–Is Sandra On The Kase? School Board Sets Meetings

July 15th, 2013 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events

City schools are off for the summer, but the administrative leadership of schools is a study in court decisions, legal maneuverings and backup plans with the future of Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas a giant question mark. The Board of Education has special meetings scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Room 305 […]

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Ringmaster’s Remarkable Ride On Roosevelt The Camel Thrills Barnum Festival Crowd

June 23rd, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Barnum Festival Ringmaster John Stafstrom promised a Barnum blast Saturday night and he didn’t disappoint. Decked out in ringmaster red, he thrilled 500 spectators at the Ringmaster’s Ball at Seaside Park riding under the big top on a camel named Roosevelt, on land donated to the city by 19th Century showman P.T. Barnum whose statue […]

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