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Entries Tagged as 'Joe Biden'

Faith-Based Group Urges More Money For Education

May 5th, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events

Dozens of clergy members aligned with FaithActs for Education are urging the City Council to add millions more to school spending as the budget process comes to a close the next few days. Letter follows: As you prepare to approve the city’s budget, we urge you to support a minimum $4.25 million increase in local education […]

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The Blizzard, Top Stories February 2013

December 26th, 2013 · No Comments · City Council, News and Events

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 […]

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Mayor Attends Conference Of Mayors Meeting In Vegas This Weekend

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.

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Malloy Issues Gun Control Proposal–Universal Background Checks, Bans Large Capacity Magazines

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 […]

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Finch To Introduce Biden At Conference On Gun Violence

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.

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Finch, Gaudett To Announce Details Of Gun Buyback Program

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 […]

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Chris Murphy Receives Oath Of Office, Replaces Lieberman

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.

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Q Poll: McMahon-Murphy Locked In Close Race, Women Warm Up To Linda

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 […]

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