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Entries Tagged as 'John Fabrizi'

Former Development Chief: Ganim Will Put Chill On Potential Investors

October 7th, 2015 · 51 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning

Nancy Hadley, the city’s development chief under Mayor John Fabrizi, writes “Bridgeport’s economic development program’s survival will be in jeopardy if Joe Ganim returns to the Mayoral seat.” She is supporting Mary-Jane Foster. This commentary also appears in the CT Post. How Bridgeport will be viewed if Joe Ganim wins the Mayoral election is difficult […]

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A Month Remains To Election–Is There An October Surpise?

October 5th, 2015 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education

Four weeks left to this historic, bizarre, wacky, surreal, twisty yo-yo of a mayoral election. And we’re not done yet. Time to take inventory how we got to this point and the fascination of the general election.

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Finch Drops Out Of Race, Endorses Foster In Show Of Unity

September 30th, 2015 · 175 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Asserting “We must all do our part to ensure Bridgeport’s progress continues and is shared by all,” Mayor Bill Finch, without a ballot spot, dropped out of the race for mayor on Tuesday thrusting his support behind University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane Foster, a petitioning candidate in November’s election. When asked what he can […]

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Bridgeport Vidalia Parody Site Skins Ganim, Rowland, Fabs, Finch

September 6th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

“The Bridgeport Vidalia, Alternate Universe To The Park City“, is skinning pols alive. Just the way we like it, right? An equal opportunity fillet artist attributed to that House of Cards scoundrel Frank Underwood played by Kevin Spacey. Since there’s no apparent copyright on the site we’ll pull back generous heapings of Vidalia for your crying […]

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Home Stretch For Historic Democratic Mayoral Primary

September 2nd, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Two weeks remaining to this surreal Democratic primary for mayor that features a two-term incumbent seeking to become the second longest serving mayor in history, a former mayor trying to make history returning to the job he had for 11-plus years and a third candidate seeking history as the first Democratic female mayor. And it’s possible, […]

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Ganim Urges FOI Commission To Order Release Of Property Information–Foster: Ganim Mr. Hypocrisy

August 20th, 2015 · 70 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events

Calling the delay to implement property revaluation a “scripted shell game solely designed to keep Bridgeport voters in the dark,” former Mayor Joe Ganim is asking the state Freedom of Information Commission to order the disclosure of property assessment information for the October 1, 2013 grand list of taxable property. Mary-Jane Foster, challenging Ganim and […]

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Ganim Rolls Out Ministers, Finch Union Endorsements

August 14th, 2015 · 96 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Update re Shane Gaskins. Countering a flood of union endorsements for Mayor Bill Finch, former Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday trotted out endorsements from 12 African American ministers with a message focused on taxes, finances and public safety. From Ganim campaign: Today, several African American religious leaders within the city of Bridgeport announced their support […]

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More Ganim Chutzpah, Lectures Finch On FOI Act, Accuses Stall Tactics Before The Fact

August 11th, 2015 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

In a chuckle effect letter to Mayor Bill Finch, former Mayor Joe Ganim seeks information from the delayed revaluation of city property, lecturing hizzoner “You see Mayor Finch, the Freedom of Information act is the law that allows citizens to see the information upon which their government officials make decisions, allowing them to gage [sic] […]

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