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Entries Tagged as 'Ken Dixon'

Violent Crime Drop In City

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Ken Dixon, CT Post: “We’re successfully cracking down on crime, but we still have work to do,” Bridgeport Police Chief Joseph Gaudett said in a statement. “I attribute the 20 percent drop in violence in 2013 to a lot of hard work in the police department and community, working together in efforts like Project […]

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Discovery Museum, Zoo Feel Malloy Budget Cuts

November 21st, 2014 · 11 Comments · News and Events

To close a projected deficit of more than $50 million for the budget year that ends June 30, Governor Dan Malloy announced cuts on Thursday that impacted social services as well as tourism including the Discovery Museum and Beardsley Zoo. More from Ken Dixon, CT Post:

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When One Night Turns Into Four More Years

November 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Excellent read from Ken Dixon, CT Post: Gov. Dan Malloy was walking the floor, hands behind his back, as the first numbers began to pop up on the computer spreadsheets.

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Governor Of Puerto Rico Campaigns For Malloy

October 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla broke up the bingo game at the East Side Senior Center on Tuesday.

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To Tell The Truth–Who Won The Guber Debate?

August 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Did anyone watch the battle between Malloy Math and Tom Foolery last night? Candidates for governor Democratic incumbent Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley brought along a few zingers in the test for veracity. New Haven Register coverage below followed by links to various news outlets: In their first debate of the campaign, Democratic Gov. […]

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McKinney: End Common Core, State’s Future Depends On Turning Around Bridgeport

August 5th, 2014 · 13 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Republican candidate for governor John McKinney told the respective editorial boards of Hearst Connecticut Newspapers on Monday he would end the Common Core federal education standards advanced by Governor Malloy that has caused angst among school teachers. He also said the future of the state depends on the economic vitality of the state’s largest city. […]

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Foley Promises Unions He Won’t Lay Off Workers

June 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

 From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich journeyed into the belly of the beast on Monday, promising about 500 Connecticut union leaders that he would not lay off state employees to balance the state budget.

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