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 · 7 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events
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October 6th, 2015 · 11 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.
September 4th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
It’s typical to hit a political opponent rhetorically for a blizzard of taxes, but a blizzard of snow in 85-degree heat? Joe Ganim has reached back to the winter of 2013 when a historic snow storm paralyzed the city and trapped folks in their homes for days during the winter of Nemo. Political operatives of […]
August 26th, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics
City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee, a candidate for City Council in the 130th District covering Black Rock and a portion of the West End, shares this commentary questioning the value of the city’s grand list of taxable property. From Lee: Who is more important to the future of the City of Bridgeport, bond investors […]
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August 25th, 2015 · 5 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
The September 16 Democratic primary ballot is set. The ballot pictured, featuring citywide candidates, is for districts without primaries for City Council. In districts that have City Council primaries, 130, 131, 132, 137 and 138, the candidates appear last on the ballot following city sheriffs.
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·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Milta Feliciano