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Entries Tagged as 'Jim Himes'

180 New Pre-K Seats

December 10th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, the federal government announced that Bridgeport, Conn. will be getting 180 new pre-k seats for kids, in addition to 90 renovation seats. These pre-k seats will be funded by the federal government for the next four years. It’s been awarded by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health […]

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Predictions, Please. What’s Your Internal Poll Telling You?

November 4th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Okay, here we go. Mail pieces, television spots, radio commercials, e-blasts, door knocks, phone calls and general harassing of the public good are coming to an end. Share your predictions.

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Video From Obama Event, Full Text Of Speech In Bridgeport

November 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Special thanks to Steve Krauchick from Doing It Local for video playlist. THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Bridgeport! (Applause.) Are you fired up?

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Election Homestretch, Who’s Your Choice?

October 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Now that the Obama fever has died down for now, what are some of the key races heading into the homestretch of the November 4 general election? The big daddy race is for governor where Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy’s locked in a ferociously close contest with 2010 Republican nominee Tom Foley.

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Slater, GOP Chair, Cynical About Obama Cancellation, Claims ‘Convenient Cover Story’

October 16th, 2014 · 27 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Even though President Obama cancelled a visit to New Jersey as well to address an Ebola response, and state Democratic leaders say he will return to Connecticut, Bridgeport Republican Town Chair John Slater questions in a statement the motive behind the president postponing his Bridgeport visit Wednesday, adding “I find this to be a convenient […]

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Line Up The Latest Campaign Videos

October 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Political campaigns across the state are unleashing videos/commercials galore. A sampling from today starting with Dan Malloy chopping Tom Foley’s view from a yacht.

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Navigating Himes-Debicella Maritime Political Posturing

September 11th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

On Monday, Republican candidate for Congress Dan Debicella stood in front of the failed Derecktor Shipyards lot criticizing Democratic incumbent Jim Himes for supporting a $3 million government assistance package for the bottomed-out luxury yacht builder in the city’s East End, claiming Himes backed a sweetheart deal. Essentially, Debicella was recycling a GOP campaign complaint […]

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