Former City Councilman Ralph Mojica has filed paperwork to try to reclaim his former seat on the city’s legislative body challenging incumbents Denese Taylor-Moye and Jack Banta in the 131st District that covers the South End, Downtown and the West End. Big Mojo served on the council for several years. He supported Chris Caruso for [...]
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Paging Zombie Land–Can Mojica Drum Up The Mojo For A City Council Challenge? Election Year For The Council
April 30th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
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Why Is Anthony Musto Afraid Of Supporting A Good Government Bill That Prohibits City Employees From Serving On The City Council?
April 26th, 2013 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Democratic State Senator Anthony Musto is hearing it from constituents, in emails, phone calls, letters, letters to the editor, from readers of OIB and Connecticut Post. They want him to support a state legislative bill co-sponsored by Bridgeport State House members Jack Hennessy and Auden Grogins that would ban city employees from serving on the [...]
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Hennessy: Good Government Bill “Dead” Without More Local Support–State Legislative Wimps Duck Reform–Grogins Still Hopeful For Passage
April 21st, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
Update, Includes Petition: State Rep. Jack Hennessy’s legislative bill that would bar city employees from serving on the City Council doesn’t have a pulse without additional support from members of the city’s legislative delegation. “It’s dead. Without Bpt delegation support, the bill is dead,” declared Hennessy’s message in an email to OIB Saturday morning. But [...]
November 27th, 2012 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
Former City Councilman big “Mojo” Ralph Mojica, a regular OIB contributor, announced in a post he’s seriously considering running for his old legislative seat that includes the South End, Downtown and West End. We are entering a sleepy municipal election cycle that includes seats for City Council and Board of Education in 2013. The mayor [...]
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October 2nd, 2012 · 9 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Supporters of the resilient effort to pass an ordinance regulating strip bars in the city got their wish Monday night, albeit a watered-down version, as all members of the City Council in attendance supported the measure. Sue Brannelly, the council member from Black Rock who spearheaded passage, says it’s a good start, but she will work [...]
June 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Mayor Bill Finch joined dignitaries from across the region and hundreds of workers to celebrate the topping off of the new Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School at a ceremony held on the construction site on Wednesday.
December 28th, 2011 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Education
Several interesting items on the agenda of tonight’s City Council Ordinance Committee meeting, 6 p.m. in the Wheeler Room at City Hall, including Mayor Bill Finch’s proposal to increase salaries of roughly 80 “Officers’ and Unaffiliated Employee Salaries,” a proposed resolution to review procedures “for Council Member’s Expense Reimbursement (Stipends)” and the first step for the full [...]
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