State Senator Marilyn Moore who was reelected overwhelmingly in 2016 without the support of Mayor Joe Ganim declared Tuesday night that Ganim cozying up to Donald Trump means he has “turned his ear and back on the people that elected him.”
Entries Tagged as 'Joe Ganim'
January 18th, 2017 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
January 18th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
News release from mayoral press aide Dalmarys Matos: Mayor Joe Ganim announced today that the City of Bridgeport was awarded a $50,000 Innovation Places Planning Grant by CTNext. The State of Connecticut’s Innovation Places program seeks to support entrepreneurs and leaders in developing places that will attract the talent high-growth enterprises need.
January 17th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Fox 61 With the possibility of having his bread buttered by President Elect Donald Trump, Bridgeport’s mayor, Joe Ganim, is approaching a Trump Presidency unlike most other Democrats.
January 17th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Struggling with health issues and a long commute to the city, former Police Chief Wilbur Chapman who serves as a public safety consultant has resurfaced following a lengthy non-paid absence. Mayor Joe Ganim hired Chapman in December 2015 to serve as police department hatchet man and reel in overtime that’s gotten out of control once […]
January 13th, 2017 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim will attend more next week in Washington DC than just the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Donald Trump’s inauguration is also on his list. The Republican president-elect and the Democratic mayor of Connecticut’s most populous city became friendly in the 1990s when Trump viewed Bridgeport as development potential.
January 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events
January 12th, 2017 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing February 7, 6pm in the first floor cafeteria of Great Oaks Charter School, 510 Barnum Avenue, to share information about the proposed Barnum Station including the environmental impact evaluation. If completed, the East Side development would become a second city train station.
January 10th, 2017 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of Milano’s Wine Bar & Pizzeria in Bijou Square Downtown. Milano’s filled the vacancy left by Two Boots.