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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Joe Biden'
February 21st, 2013 · 28 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
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 · Cops, 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 [...]
April 16th, 2011 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Anyone read CT Post scribe Tim Loh’s Sunday profile of Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa? Loh chronicles Mario’s zest for power, even making meatballs for Vice President Joe Biden. Alas, Mario’s meatballs never made it to DC. OIB readers often debate the apathy that plagues voters. Dave Meslin is a Toronto-based lecturer on civic engagement. [...]