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Entries Tagged as 'Jennifer Buchanan'

Walsh Questions Veracity Of Paoletto Investigation

November 19th, 2014 · 44 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh contends city employee councilor Richard Paoletto is being protected from his second sexual harassment allegation, the first of which the Troll says led to a slap on the wrist. City Council President Tom McCarthy, deputy director of Labor Relations, has recused himself from the city’s review process, writing “the […]

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IRS Considers Call To Examine City Council Stipend Expenditures

October 20th, 2014 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events

An official with the Internal Revenue Service has notified Black Rock resident Jennifer Buchanan, host of the Bridgeport Now cable access show, it is considering her request for the agency to examine taxpayer-financed stipend expenditures of City Council members she claims are not ordinary in the course of their duties such as “payment to cell […]

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Paging The Tax Man, Should IRS Review City Council Stipends For Personal Use?

October 10th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Black Rock resident Jennifer Buchanan, host of the Bridgeport Now cable access show, has asked the Internal Revenue Service to examine taxpayer-financed stipend expenditures of City Council members that “show payment to cell phone providers, Cable TV, grocery stores, drug stores, hardware stores and many restaurants.” If council members leverage stipends for personal use, must […]

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Weighing Benefits Against Risks For Planned Solar Park On Old Dump

September 19th, 2014 · 14 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning

Black Rocker Jennifer Buchanan, co-host of the Bridgeport Now public access cable show, wonders if the benefits of United Illuminating’s plan to install 9,000 solar panels on the old dump in Seaside Park outweigh the risks. The state regulatory agency Connecticut Siting Council conducted a public hearing last week on the proposal supported by Mayor […]

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Final Week Push For Primary Votes, Absentee Ballot Requests Flood Town Clerk

August 5th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

One week left until tsunami Tuesday. How many times have you voted? Oh that’s right, no early voting (yet) in the state of Connecticut. But that’s not stopping a blizzard of absentee ballots from blanketing city neighborhoods as campaign operatives put on a final push with door knocks, phone calls, mail pieces and pleas on […]

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Will State Agency Approve Public Hearing For Solar Plan?

June 7th, 2014 · No Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Jennifer Buchanan, co-host of the weekly Bridgeport Now cable access show, is the latest Black Rock resident to petition the Connecticut Siting Council for a public hearing regarding the planned United Illuminating solar park on the city’s closed dump in the West End of Seaside Park. The state agency’s authority includes jurisdiction over power facilities […]

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Dennis Bradley Joins Candidate Field Against Christina Ayala

May 3rd, 2014 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

City fire commissioner Dennis Bradley has joined the growing field of candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Connecticut’s 128th State House seat occupied by freshman legislator Christina Ayala. Bradley officially announced his candidacy on the Bridgeport Now public access show co-hosted by Jennifer Buchanan.

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What’s The Problem As Long As New High School Site Is Cleaned To Residential Standards

January 31st, 2014 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

As elected school board members express concerns about remediation efforts on the land off Boston Avenue proposed to replace Harding High School the city faces deadlines about funding sources, cost factors and restrictions on a new location. Local and state officials say construction cannot begin on the site of the former Remington Arms munitions plant […]

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