For opponents of Mayor Bill Finch, it’s tempting to declare Anthony Musto’s city voter shellacking by Marilyn Moore was a referendum on the mayor. It’s not. It was a referendum on Anthony Musto from an opponent and a coalition force of many that drew a contrast on his job performance and disengagement from voter concerns.
Entries Tagged as 'Jack Hennessy'
August 14th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Harding High School·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Ruben Felipe·Scott Hughes·Sue Brannelly·Tom McCarthy
July 22nd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Three weeks left until the Tsunami Tuesday August 12 Democratic primary and absentee ballots are now available. What would a city election be without the magical world of AB-racadabra (Gotta reach out and grab ya). So who ya supporting?
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dennis Bradley·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes
July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
From State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore: Community leaders, activists, educators and government reformers have stepped up to support Marilyn Moore for State Senate, declaring constituents in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Monroe deserve an elected representative in touch with their concerns addressing regional cooperation, creating jobs, wage fairness, economic opportunity and protecting public schools and children.
What? The City Council Avoids Conflict Of Interest? Hennessy: Council Members Ignore Conflicts On Local Level
July 21st, 2014 · 20 Comments · City Council, News and Events
Sound the trumpets. Bang the drums. Toot the horns. The Bridgeport City Council that has been mired in conflicts of interest for years with city employee councilors approving their own wages and benefits actually tried following federal guidelines so needy organizations wouldn’t lose out on millions of dollars through the Community Development Block Grant Program. […]
July 17th, 2014 · 43 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
As the Friday deadline looms to get on the State Elections Enforcement Commission agenda, it appears State House candidate Andre Baker has enough dough to qualify for public financing in his quest to defeat party endorsed Ernie Newton in an August 12 Democratic primary, according to his report filing. Last week, Speaker of the House […]
July 14th, 2014 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Last week Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey endorsed Andre Baker for state representative over Democratic Party-endorsed Ernie Newton, saying at a fundraiser for Baker public trust is the first quality voters should consider when choosing who will represent them. Newton, who faces an August 12 primary from Baker, has fired back charging Sharkey caved […]
Moore Pledges Support Of Government Reform, Hennessy: ‘We Need More Reform-Minded Watchdogs And Fewer Lapdogs In Legislature’
June 19th, 2014 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The State Elections Enforcement Commission announced on Wednesday that State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore was among a number of candidates for office who qualified for public financing. Moore will receive an $83,000 grant for her Aug. 12 primary against Democratic incumbent Anthony Musto. In a statement, Moore says she supports a state government reform bill […]