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Ganim Wants More Access To Crime Information, City Departments

August 28th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Joe Ganim is calling on the Finch administration to provide daily crime statistics following a question raised by Wednesday night’s debate moderator Ken Dixon of the Connecticut Post. Every Friday police officials meet with media representatives to review crime statistics.

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Watch The Democratic Mayoral Forum

August 28th, 2015 · 18 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Watch the complete Democratic primary debate.

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‘Smart Woman,’ Measured Man, Emotional Mayor

August 27th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Debates are all about risk-reward factors. For some incumbents such as Bill Finch it’s not a question of whether you emerge as a winner, but getting out of there with no blood on the floor. Challengers Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster had everything to gain against a mightily financed incumbent that allowed them a platform. […]

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Finch, Ganim And Foster Trade Barbs And Ideas In Spirited Debate

August 26th, 2015 · 70 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Three former allies now political enemies on Wednesday night squared off with some sharp elbows and barbs in the first mayoral forum in a packed Holiday Inn ballroom fronting the hotly contested September 16 Democratic primary.

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Debate Rules Set For Mayoral Forum

August 21st, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Wednesday at 7 p.m. the first Democratic mayoral forum will take place at the Holiday Inn Downtown featuring Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster. Still awaiting word if Howard Gardner qualified for the ballot via petition effort. Charlie Coviello was notified on Friday he did not have the 1,900 validated signatures to make the […]

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State To Probe Complaint About Ganim Campaign Petition

August 21st, 2015 · 97 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The State Elections Enforcement Commission will investigate Joe Ganim’s Bridgeport mayoral primary campaign, following a complaint from an East Side resident who claims he never signed a petition for the disgraced former mayor’s candidacy. In response, the Ganim campaign said the person who collected the signature has since left the […]

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First Debate Booked To Capacity, No Campaign Swag Allowed

August 17th, 2015 · 54 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Debate organizers say forum is booked to capacity (300) with 345 people registered. Walk ins will not be allowed. Radio Cumbre 1450 AM will broadcast live in English. The first mayoral forum sponsored by AARP of Connecticut will take place August 26, 7 p.m. at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street Downtown. The […]

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Ayala’s Motor Vehicle Skid

July 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments · News and Events

From Ken Dixon CT Post: With egg on his face, if not motor oil, Motor Vehicles Commissioner Andres Ayala Jr. has apologized for ordering driver-training schools to mislead their students on the source of a three month delay for driver’s license tests.

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