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Entries Tagged as 'Ken Dixon'

Gaming Battle May Not Be Over

July 29th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The tribes are going ahead now with their $300 million East Windsor project along Interstate 91, about 17 miles south of Springfield. But the tribal leaders and lawmakers understand that MGM’s fight will go on in the courts and possibly the Bureau of Indian Affairs. “I believe going off the […]

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Rowland, Corrupt Former Governor, Back To BOP #15623-014

September 27th, 2016 · 3 Comments · News and Events

At least he got his old number back. Did he disappoint his old cellies from PA? From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Rowland’s bid to overturn a 30-month prison sentence for campaign fraud was a long shot for the former popular governor, who resigned in the middle of his third four-year term in 2004 amid a […]

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When An Idiot Acts, Let’s Oblige The Whine–GOP Chief Romano Bans Hearst Reporter From Party Convention

May 6th, 2016 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Wah. Wah. Wah. Republican State Chairman J.R. Romano, who makes Pinocchio look like a truth teller, is whining about the treatment he’s received from Hearst Connecticut Media reporter Neil Vigdor. JR, how about some cheese to go with that whine?

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State Senate Approves Restructuring Of Public Safety Pension Payments

May 4th, 2016 · 25 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

Today (Wednesday) is the last day of the legislative session in Hartford. What happens there has huge impact on what happens with the weary budget of Connecticut’s most populous city. The State Senate Tuesday night at the urging of State Senator Ed Gomes voted to allow the city to delay public safety pension payments to […]

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August 2015 Highlights: Mayoral Primary Turns Ugly, Finch KKK Mailer Backfires, Ganim Fixes Hole In Fence, More Gun Violence

December 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The most-watched mayoral race in Connecticut heated up in August with Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign kicking out an inflammatory mailer accusing Joe Ganim of representing a white supremacist. In fact, Ganim served as a paralegal for a law firm that represented an African American acquitted in federal court of providing arms to a white supremacist. […]

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July 2015 Look Back: Finch Wins Endorsement, Testa Backs Ganim, Game On

December 27th, 2015 · 5 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

July 2015 news highlights:  Standing outside the main entrance to his Madison Avenue restaurant, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa reflected on his scratchy relationship with Mayor Bill Finch shortly after the mayor received the Democratic Town Committee endorsement following a promise by Testa he would break a tie on behalf of Joe Ganim. Testa was […]

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Pluto Politics–Will Bridgeport Be A Punchline Of Jokes?

October 3rd, 2015 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Sometimes outsiders are so disengaged about local city politics and the viewpoint of urban voters, they may as well be from Pluto. CT Post reporter Ken Dixon examines the outside angst over Joe Ganim’s possible return to City Hall and what it could mean to the investment world. To say that Democratic leaders from throughout […]

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Ganim Campaign Swipes Republican Leader’s Audio For Video Hit On Finch

September 2nd, 2015 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Former Mayor Joe Ganim and certainly his campaign strategist loved a piece of audio former Republican House Leader Larry Cafero spewed at the Democratic-controlled legislature a few years ago, they fleeced it as a voice-over for a video attack on Mayor Bill Finch. Nothing like being original, eh? Was this the work of Ganim strategist […]

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