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Entries Tagged as 'Jack Hennessy'

Bucks For Bridgeport

January 30th, 2015 · 5 Comments · News and Events

News release from city’s State House delegation: Representatives Andre Baker (D-124th), Charlie Stallworth (D-126th), Jack Hennessy (D-127th), Christopher Rosario (D-128th) and Ezequiel Santiago (D-130th) are pleased to announce Bridgeport received a substantial amount of funding for projects across the city. The funds were approved by the State Bond Commission on Friday, January 29, 2015.

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Hennessy And Moore Introduce State Legislation To End Conflict Of Interest On City Council

January 28th, 2015 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

State Representative Jack Hennessy and State Senator Marilyn Moore have introduced the government reform bill An act prohibiting municipal employees from serving on certain municipal legislative bodies that would extend state law to include all governmental bodies that serve as boards of finance such as the City Council. The Bridgeport City Charter approved by voters […]

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Halstead Calls On McCarthy To Initiate Inquiry Against City Council Member Accused Of Sexual Harassment

January 13th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

UPDATE: Halstead letter to McCarthy, proposed city council resolution, legal opinion and complete cited text of city charter here. City Councilman Bob Halstead, recalling how City Council President Tom McCarthy was quick to activate an investigation into the disparaging remarks of malcontent Bob Walsh–followed by an apology–against a fellow council member, is calling upon the […]

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Join The Party! McCarthy, Keeley Consider Run For Grogins’ Seat

January 6th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Could City Council President Tom McCarthy and Bob Keeley, the longest serving legislator in city history, jump into the special election for the State House seat being vacated by Auden Grogins? And maybe even former State House members Lee Samowitz, Edna Garcia and Hector Diaz?

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Steve Stafstrom To Run For Grogins’ Vacant Seat, Torres Considering Run

January 5th, 2015 · 44 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

Former City Councilman Steve Stafstrom tells OIB he will be a candidate when a special election is called to fill the State House seat of Auden Grogins who will be nominated to the Superior Court by Governor Dan Malloy. Stafstrom made one thing clear at the top of his priorities for the district, he will […]

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Hennessy To Introduce Reform Bill Without Grandfather Provision

January 2nd, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Unburdened by two state senators who blocked a government reform bill, State Rep. Jack Hennessy will once again submit legislation to enforce the Bridgeport City Charter that prohibits city employees from serving on the City Council. The two state senators who opposed it to protect the political establishment, Anthony Musto, defeated in an August Democratic […]

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Finch Names Advisory Council For Coal Plant Reuse

January 1st, 2015 · 13 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

PSEG, one of the city’s largest taxpayers, that runs the candy-striped coal power plant in the South End has a major say in how/when it converts to a cleaner use, but Mayor Bill Finch, in an election year, has formed a Citizen’s Advisory Committee tasked with issuing recommendations for redevelopment and reuse.

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