This is the second installment of Joe Ganim’s early years as mayor Slowly, the city began to inch out of the abyss. The around-the-clock hours of reversing red ink made Ganim’s eyes bloodshot. Whatever funds his municipal tourniquet saved went back into beefing up the strength of the police department to fight crime.
Entries Tagged as 'Hillary Clinton'
November 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
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August 14th, 2015 · 41 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events
From the Finch campaign: Today, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced that he is officially endorsing Hillary Clinton’s campaign for President of the United States.
June 8th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
WFSB 3 Connecticut Although he has attended a fundraiser for Mayor Bill Finch, Governor Dan Malloy stopped short, for now, of endorsing him for a third four-year term before the expected Democratic primary that could include both former Mayor Joe Ganim and Finch’s 2011 primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster whom the governor described as a friend. […]
February 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Former Republican State Senator Rob Russo’s getting ribbed for The New York Times Magazine article last week that named him “One of the people that do all the work” in Hillary Clinton’s political operation for president. Russo’s wife Carolyn, a Hillary supporter, was pleased hubby was among the names featured in Hillary’s political planet that included Democratic powerhouses Lady […]
April 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters
Jeff Kohut, policy wonk extraordinaire, shares this commentary on his prescient view of the city: Dateline, Bridgeport: June 5, 2018: Headline distributed by the Connecticut Post to ethernet, satellite radio subscribers, and e-billboard sites — Bridgeport defaults on US/state-backed bankruptcy-bond payments. Washington and Hartford point fingers at each other for not providing proper support to […]
September 15th, 2011 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Political campaigns are creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky–candidates Bill Finch and Mary-Jane Foster may be the faces of their respective campaigns–but it’s the strategists who drive the operations and make them ooky (what the hell is ooky?). Say hello to Adam Wood, Finch’s chief of staff and political yogi and Jason Bartlett, Foster’s campaign manager. […]
June 27th, 2011 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Women saved Bill Clinton. Women rescued Dick Blumenthal. Women elected Bill Finch Bridgeport mayor over Chris Caruso.
February 7th, 2011 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Lisa “Honey” Parziale, former City Council president and Democratic registrar of voters, told OIB she will be a candidate for her former West Side City Council seat in this year’s municipal election. Oh baby, the political phone lines were burning up on Sunday during the Super Bowl pre-game festivities. Parziale’s candidacy adds a new dimension to […]
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