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Kohut: Flush Sewer Deal

August 31st, 2015 · 3 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education

City policy wonk Jeff Kohut, 2011 petitioning candidate for mayor, says any thought of a regional sewer deal with the suburbs should be flushed down the toilet. With history as our rationale and guide, Bridgeport should not be interested in entering into regional pacts with any of our neighbors at this juncture–especially Trumbull.

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Dude, Can You Spare A Quarter To Feed Meter? Ganim Proposes Smart Meters

August 25th, 2015 · 19 Comments · City Politics

Who’s feeding Joe Ganim policy ideas like some sort of coin-operated meter? Former Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto? 2011 mayoral candidate Jeff Kohut? Others? Win or lose the September 16 Democratic primary, Joe Ganim has certainly proposed a series of initiatives for a guy not known as a policy wonk: public financing of local races, […]

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Kohut: Ganim’s Barnumesque Vision

August 17th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning

2011 mayoral candidate Jeff Kohut is lending his policy wonk ideas to Joe Ganim’s campaign. Kohut shares why he thinks Ganim should be elected. Bridgeport is, unarguably, a special place. Of course, it is known to the world as the home-base of P. T. Barnum – perhaps the best salesman and most imaginative businessman of […]

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Kohut: Swift Action To Address Crime

July 14th, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

In a commentary about recent shootings at Trumbull Gardens housing project, 2011 petitioning candidate for mayor Jeff Kohut writes, “The mayoral candidates must all demand swift, decisive, state and federal action, and even permanent state and federal law-enforcement presence, including street presence on a permanent basis, until we are certain the rising criminal-terrorist element in […]

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Kohut Condemns Pols For Crime

June 27th, 2015 · 15 Comments · News and Events

2011 petitioning candidate for mayor Jeff Kohut issues this blistering commentary against the city’s political establishment following the attack of an elderly woman in Lake Forest. From Kohut: On Thursday, June 25th, at about 11 AM, an elderly woman was attacked in her home in the Lake Forest neighborhood, in Bridgeport’s North End, by a […]

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Kohut: Vote Out Status Quo

June 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, National Politics, State Politics

Whether local, state or federal elected officials, policy wonk Jeff Kohut, a 2011 petitioning candidate for mayor, says Bridgeport’s interests have not been served well by any of them. Kohut commentary: When Bridgeporters contemplate the mass shooting of nine people (resulting in the death of an innocent man) in a Bridgeport neighborhood very early in […]

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Kohut: Third World Slash And Burn Treatment Of Bridgeport Must Stop

May 9th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning

Policy wonk Jeff Kohut, 2011 petitioning candidate for mayor, shares an environmental storm warning for the Seaview Avenue Corridor Plan. From Kohut: All of the citizens of Bridgeport (and neighborhoods adjacent to Bridgeport in Trumbull and Stratford) should be aware of the dire environmental and public-safety threat taking form in Hartford and Bridgeport City Hall […]

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Kohut Says Malloy’s Transportation Initiative Lacks Imagination, Offers Suggestions

March 3rd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning

Light rail, deep-water shipping, air-freight system, policy guru Jeff Kohut, 2011 petitioning candidate for mayor, offers Governor Dan Malloy improvements in his transportation proposal. Grab a cup of joe and check out Kohut’s transportation vision. Every governor since and including William O’Neill has devoted considerable time and attention (if not money) to the remediation of […]

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