Entries Tagged as 'Joe Ganim'
April 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments · State Politics
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April 28th, 2017 · 51 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Leave it to retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez to assess the state of affairs in city politics. Fresh off taking the city to task for rolling out a messy parking meter system, the city resident writes in a commentary for OIB “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”
April 28th, 2017 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Eager for another shot at the governor’s office, one he thought was his time until derailed by a public corruption conviction in 2003, Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday filed exploratory papers for a statewide run. He ran for governor in 1994 and ended up the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor when Bill Curry lost to Republican […]
April 27th, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
February 6 seemed like a benign day for retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez who took her elderly father to a Downtown barber shop on Broad Street. She parked outside the shop and waited for her dad. As she described here in an OIB commentary she was later jolted by a $40 parking ticket: patrons […]
April 26th, 2017 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement
Since Joe Ganim’s return to the mayoralty on December 1, 2015 he has added more than 100 public safety officers, 79 in the Police Department and 36 in the Fire Department. Several OIB readers have asked about the demographic breakdown in the respective departments during that period. Following an OIB request to the city here’s […]
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April 25th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
She’s one of the most charismatic figures in state politics, highly desired at public events, her smile, wink and gravelly voiced Brooklyn enthusiasm a natural replacement for the stoicism of Democratic Governor Dan Malloy who’s not seeking reelection. But if Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman runs for the state’s top spot is she simply the political charmer […]
April 24th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
As spring foliage blossoms, so too a number of candidates for City Council. A tandem seriously considering a run would pose a fascinating challenge of incumbents Tom McCarthy and Jeanette Herron in the North End 133rd District. That’s if McCarthy, president of the legislative body for 10 years, seeks reelection.
April 21st, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Mayor Joe Ganim must wait for at least two months before learning if he may qualify for a public campaign grant should he seek a long-shot statewide office in 2018. But will he wait that long before raising money? A slew of statewide candidates are already dialing for dollars.