City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee put up a heckuva battle waging a petitioning campaign for City Council in the 130th District covering Black Rock and a portion of the West End. He came up short, but he’s not going anywhere. He’ll have a new administration to monitor starting December. This address Monday night was […]
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November 4th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
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October 20th, 2015 · 33 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
The League of Women Voters of the Bridgeport Area will lead a free open forum tonight (Tuesday) at 7 p.m. at the Burroughs Community Center on Fairfield Avenue featuring candidates for City Council in the 130th District that covers Black Rock and a portion of the West End. One of those candidates is Enrique Torres […]
October 14th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics
Love him or not, perhaps somewhere in the middle, citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee, also a petitioning candidate for City Council, keeps on barking in the cause of members of the budget and legislative body eating OATs–open, accountable and transparent–splashed with fiscal fluency. He shares his latest commentary after attending the latest Budget and […]
October 6th, 2015 · 7 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events
It’s a question city fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee has growled dozens of times in addressing the City Council, the legislative and budget-approving authority that is supposed to provide a check on the executive branch. Lee Monday night reiterated the declaration. Until Bridgeport has a sustainable governance structure and processes, with checks and balances for […]
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October 6th, 2015 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Later this week, the official ballot lineup will be set for the November 3 general election, four weeks from today. The following candidates will appear, not necessarily in this order.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Charlie Coviello·David Daniels·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Enrique Torres·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Borges·Joe Ganim·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·John Slater·Jose Casco·Katie Bukovsky·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
September 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · City Council, City Politics
In his first address to the City Council after he came up short as a candidate in a Democratic primary, citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee wonders if members of the budget and legislative body will take an OATH for open, accountable, transparent and honest government. From Lee:
September 14th, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Two days left until 40,000 eligible Democrats head to the polls to choose Bill Finch, Joe Ganim or Mary-Jane Foster for mayor as well as candidates for city clerk, town clerk, school board, sheriff and City Council. The ballot pictured, featuring citywide candidates, is for districts without primaries for City Council. In districts that have […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Denese Taylor-Moye·Jack Banta·Joe Ganim·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Valle·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Milta Feliciano
September 13th, 2015 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
A City Council candidate forum for the 130th District covering Black Rock and the West End will take place today (Sunday) 5 p.m. at the Black Rock Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue between Wednesday’s Democratic primary opponents Katie Bukovsky and Scott Burns and John Marshal Lee and Tyisha Toms.