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Former State Rep To Outsiders: Don’t Rush To Judgment On Officer Santiago

December 29th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Edna Garcia, who served four terms in the State House representing the 128th District in the East Side of Bridgeport and a Bridgeport public high school teacher of 28 years, posted this commentary on Facebook in response to a citizen protest of a city police officer who discharged a weapon inside the Bagel King in […]

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Minister Might! Rev. Stallworth Wins Special Election

February 22nd, 2011 · 19 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: The Rev. Charlie Stallworth, aided by the might of the Greater Bridgeport Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, won the special election Tuesday to fill the state legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso who took a job with the Malloy administration. Bridgeport police officer Verna Kearney, led by backers of Caruso, finished second. Stallworth won by 99 votes pending […]

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Special Election Day–Will It Be The Rev, Verna Or Someone Else?

February 22nd, 2011 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Well here we go. It’s special election day to fill the legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso. The Big Wave is supporting city police officer Verna Kearney. Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa and Mayor Bill Finch support Rev. Charlie Stallworth, a member of the city’s Police Commission, who’s galvanizing fellow ministers to urge their peeps to the […]

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Malloy’s Visit–The Special Election–Birthdays For Moses And Mayor

February 21st, 2011 · 26 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Governor Malloy tonight (Monday) is scheduled to visit City Hall Annex, 999 Broad Street,  to kick off his campaign to schmooze his budget proposal. What would you like to ask the gov about his budget?

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What Happened To The Cheaters?

February 18th, 2011 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

This is so disappointing. I checked in with Town Clerk Alma Maya expecting a last-minute flood of absentee ballots for the special election to fill Chris Caruso’s state legislative seat. Only a handful of absentee ballots have arrived. What’s going on around here? No self-respecting Bridgeport pol can resist stuffing the ballot box. Has everyone gone […]

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Kearney Camp Demands Election Observers, State Responds

February 17th, 2011 · 32 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Update: From Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala. “Secretary of the State Office has notified the Kearney campaign in writing that we have followed state statutes. They are not entitled to official poll workers, unofficial soft sheet workers or observers.” Five days from a special election to fill the legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso, the campaign […]

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Wake Up! Lombard’s Legislative View

February 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments · City Politics

Tom Lombard is never bashful about stating a position and he doesn’t disappoint in a candidate piece he shares. OIB invites all candidates running in the Feb. 22 special election to present their rationale for filling the legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso. Connecticut’s 126th State Assembly District includes portions of the North and Upper East […]

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Candidates Forum For Caruso Seat

February 14th, 2011 · No Comments · City Politics, News and Events

OIB friend Rob Sullivan of the Bridgeport Banner will host a candidates forum on Wednesday. From Rob: Here is some great news for the voters of Bridgeport, especially those in the 126th District. The Bridgeport Banner is sponsoring the second candidates forum for the vacant State Representative seat in the 126th District. Come and hear […]

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