Entries Tagged as 'Joe Ganim'
April 17th, 2017 · 9 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
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April 17th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events
April 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
Declaring city schools are facing drastic cuts, Board of Education member Maria Pereira is urging parents to attend the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee public hearing on the proposed Board of Education budget April 25, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers. A public hearing on the general fund budget will be Tuesday, 6 p.m. […]
April 14th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
It’s a big document that’s now available for public review. The first public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, 6 p.m. in City Council chambers, Mayor Joe Ganim’s $542 million spending plan for the budget year starting July 1 can be absorbed here. Grab a cup of joe, it’s 365 pages, or cherry pick the departments of interest. […]
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April 13th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Dogged by state finances and poor approval ratings, Democratic Governor Dan Malloy announced on Thursday he will not seek another four-year term in 2018. This announcement will trigger a series of decisions by would-be candidates for statewide office be it governor or other constitutional positions such as comptroller and lieutenant governor.
April 12th, 2017 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Joe Ganim persuaded enough Bridgeport voters to take him back in 2015. Now he’s reaching for a higher bar, convincing Connecticut voters to give him a look as he ponders a statewide run in 2018. Part of that process is meeting with editorial boards of newspapers such as the Hartford Courant.
April 11th, 2017 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
On the 2015 campaign trail, Joe Ganim promised to hire 100 new police officers for a department thinned out by retirements and departures to other communities. On Monday Ganim welcomed 26 new police recruits bringing him closer to his goal when they hit the streets following nine months of combined training between the police academy […]
April 11th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Standing on the concourse of Bridgeport’s closed nostalgic twin gems the Poli and Majestic Theaters that city officials hope a New York architectural developer will resuscitate into a Downtown economic revival, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa waxed sentimentally Monday afternoon about his visits there when he was a young man in a new country. “La […]