Punxsutawney Phil calls for early spring. Winter Storm Nemo doesn’t oblige. The menacing Blizzard of 2013 left devastation throughout the city, overwhelmed Public Works crews, imprisoned residents in their own homes with drifts of snow four and five feet and higher. Mayor Bill Finch called in the National Guard for help, hired private contractors from […]
Entries Tagged as 'Joe Biden'
December 26th, 2013 · No Comments · City Council, News and Events
June 22nd, 2013 · 10 Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: This weekend, Mayor Bill Finch will join Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones and 200 mayors from across the country including Connecticut Mayors Pedro Segarra, Hartford and Neil O’Leary, Waterbury at the 81st Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
February 21st, 2013 · 28 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
On a day Vice President Joe Biden visited Connecticut to discuss gun control, Governor Dan Malloy “outlined a plan for common sense gun violence prevention that I believe can serve as critical first steps in our efforts to make Connecticut safer.” Frustrated by the pace of gun control proposals in the state legislature, Malloy says […]
February 20th, 2013 · 11 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Mayor Bill Finch will join Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra to introduce Vice President Joe Biden at a conference on gun violence to be held on Thursday at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.
February 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
More than 650 firearms have been returned as part of the gun buyback program launched in December by Mayor Bill Finch and Police Chief Joe Gaudett. The mayor and chief will share more details about the program at a news conference Wednesday (today) afternoon at the Morton Government Center, a day prior to Vice President […]
January 3rd, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events
From AP: Chris Murphy has taken the oath of office to become Connecticut’s newest U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Joe Lieberman.
August 28th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Today’s Quinnipiac poll mirrors last week’s survey conducted by www.rasmussenreports.com showing Republican U.S. Senate nominee Linda McMahon with a three point lead over Democrat Chris Murphy. The poll shows that the new campaign branding of McMahon is working among women, a demographic that voted overwhelmingly for Dick Blumenthal during McMahon’s first run for Senate. From […]
June 14th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Mayor Finch Accepts City Livability Outstanding Achievement Award During Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting Mayors from around the country gather to discuss jobs, education, and hear from distinguished speakers including Vice President Biden. Mayor Bill Finch, and the City of Bridgeport, were recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award during the Annual […]