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Entries Tagged as 'George Jepsen'

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

November 4th, 2016 · 52 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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Electrical Workers Endorse Finch

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.

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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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