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Entries Tagged as 'Jim Himes'

Lamont: I’ll Be Back As Governor

October 20th, 2018 · 11 Comments · State Politics, Uncategorized

Democratic candidate for governor Ned Lamont, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Congressman Jim Himes, all on the November 6 ballot, joined Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday in the East End, a neighborhood rich with Democratic voters.

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Marina Village Demolition Advances

September 20th, 2018 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim and Congressman Jim Himes were joined by other local officials and developers regarding demolition progress at Marina Village, a $200 million South End revitalization project led by Stamford-based JHM Group.

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New Harding High School–A ‘Showstopper’–Brightens East Side

August 23rd, 2018 · 38 Comments · Education, News and Events

This place is fit for presidents, and more importantly students. City and education officials on Thursday cut the ribbon to the iconic new Harding High School on the East Side, a $106 million gem years in the making guided under the former mayoral administration of Bill Finch from property donated by General Electric on a […]

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For Primaries, The Focus Is Now

July 30th, 2018 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Two weeks left to the August 14 Democratic primaries with candidates for governor leading the ticket. Sleepy, low-turnout summer primaries are capricious ducks with electors focusing late on the candidates as campaign spending and outreach intensifies.

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Hanks: Why I Am Running For State Representative

July 28th, 2018 · 21 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Party-endorsed Shanté Hanks faces incumbent Charlie Stallworth in an August 14 Democratic primary in Connecticut’s 126th State House District that covers a portion of the North End, Whiskey Hill and a piece of the Upper East Side. She shares this commentary about her background and rationale for running.

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When Kids Are Caged–’Worse Than We Thought’

June 24th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

From CT Mirror reporter Anna Radelat: Connecticut lawmakers at the U.S.-Mexico border this weekend said they were moved, and even shocked, by what they saw up close as the effect of the Trump administration’s immigration policy.

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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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