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Entries Tagged as 'Jim Himes'

Lacking Political Beacon, Walker House Up For Sale Again

June 14th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Four years ago after losing a Republican primary for lieutenant governor, David Walker placed his waterfront Black Rock home for sale for $1,675,000. If an offer came it was not good enough for him to accept it. The Beacon Street house is now up for sale again, this time after Walker fell short of the […]

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When In Congress, Go Back To Congress Street Bridge, Himes Returns

June 12th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Ten years ago, challenging incumbent Republican Chris Shays, Jim Himes made his bones in Bridgeport barbecuing Shays on his failure to deliver bucks for a replacement drawbridge over the Pequonnock River to reconnect the East Side with Downtown forcing headquarters for the city’s Fire Department to navigate a longer route for responses after the bridge […]

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Firebrand Politics–Meet Steve Obsitnik, GOP Candidate For Governor

June 9th, 2018 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Naval veteran and entrepreneur Steve Obsitnik surprised political observers when he receive enough delegate support at the Republican convention to qualify for an August  gubernatorial primary against party endorsed Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst who came in second in the delegate sweepstakes. In 2012, Obsitnik was the Republican nominee […]

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Hanks A Lot! Incumbent Stallworth Loses Endorsement To Insurgent Shante Hanks

May 23rd, 2018 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

State Rep. Charlie Stallworth has been beaten back twice in a matter of days. On Saturday his long-shot candidacy for lieutenant governor running with Democrat Guy Smith was derailed at the Democratic Party convention. Tuesday night he faced an immediate concern after members of the Democratic Town Committee in the State House district Stallworth has represented for […]

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Comedy Club Owner: Relieve Stress, I’m A Cheerleader, I love This Town

May 2nd, 2018 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

For those of us who explore the funny bone in politics, Vinnie Brand’s Stress Factory comedy club is branding Downtown to a whole new level. Backed by Mayor Joe Ganim and Congressman Jim Himes on Wednesday, Brand monologued the grand opening of his club along McLevy Green to supporters with an effervescence to plug it […]

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Rev. Stallworth Back In The Ganim Fold–Assisting With Minority Police Recruitment

April 17th, 2018 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics

State Rep. Charlie Stallworth, an early Joe Ganim appointee who left city service about a year ago after a falling-out with the mayor, has returned as a consultant to the Civil Service Office with the task of recruiting minority candidates for an upcoming police test. He’ll be paid $2,500 for the next month with a […]

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The Politics Of Prayer–Ministers Unleash Big Dogs For Development Bite

March 11th, 2018 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

PSEG’s conversion of the state’s last coal plant to a gas-fired facility in the South End includes a $500 million investment, mega tax dollars to the city as well as a job apprenticeship training program as part of a community benefits agreement. City ministers have meowed to City Council members that the company isn’t doing […]

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Himes Steps Up For Danny Roach As Town Committee Battle Heats Up

February 26th, 2018 · 109 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

High-profile pols generally don’t avail themselves to local, insider political skirmishes, but they will sometimes step up for neighborhood leaders who’ve been there for them early and often. That’s what Congressman Jim Himes has done for Danny Roach, neighborhood bar owner, police commissioner, mayoral appointee and district leader whose nine-member Democratic Town Committee slate faces […]

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