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Entries Tagged as 'George Jepsen'

Balletto’s Ballet–Testa Fundraiser Hauls in $43K, $10K Donated To State Party

February 18th, 2017 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

When Bridgeport Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa hosted a fundraiser in November at his Madison Avenue restaurant it was billed as a general election rally to also commemorate the one-year anniversary of Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback. Backed by the political payroll and developers, with an all-star cast of city and state politicians, the chairman flexed […]

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Jepsen Applauds Court Of Appeals Rebuke Of Trump Travel Ban

February 9th, 2017 · 4 Comments · News and Events

Statement from Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen: Attorney General George Jepsen today issued the following statement on the ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit that upholds the District Court’s temporary restraining order that has halted President Donald Trump’s executive order barring individuals from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United […]

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Jepsen Joins Challenge Of Trump’s Immigration Order

February 6th, 2017 · 10 Comments · News and Events

From Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen: Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 15 other attorneys general in asking a federal appeals court to leave in place a temporary restraining order issued by the federal District Court in Seattle that has halted President Donald Trump’s executive order barring individuals from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering […]

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Attorney General George Jepsen, Trump Antidote

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events

From Daniela Altimari, Hartford Courant: George Jepsen, Connecticut’s low-key attorney general, is emerging as a leading player in the burgeoning, blue state resistance to the Trump agenda.

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At Party For Joe, Mario Shows Fundraising Strength, ‘No Arm-twisting’

November 4th, 2016 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

On the one-year anniversary of his comeback win Thursday night about 250 pols, friends and supporters filled Testo’s Restaurant ballroom for a Democratic Town Committee fundraiser honoring Joe Ganim’s return to office. State elected dignitaries included Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen. The suggested contribution was $250 minimum. Prior to the event, […]

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Jerry Springer Antics Soil School System

September 17th, 2016 · 11 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

Connecticut Post Editorial Page Editor Michael J. Daly weighs in on the Board of Education boycott, asserting in his upcoming Sunday column that now appears on line, “Well, I’d say to those boycotting board members, you don’t have the right to do that. You were elected to act, not stamp your feet.” An excerpt follows. […]

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State Appeals Court Decision On Education Funding Gap, Malloy: Does Not Negate Urgency To Act

September 15th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen: Attorney General George Jepsen today issued the following statement to announce that the state will seek a direct appeal to the Connecticut Supreme Court of the ruling issued by the Superior Court last week in the case of Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell:

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Ganim Rolls Out Ministers, Finch Union Endorsements

August 14th, 2015 · 94 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

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 […]

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