From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The president of the giant New York-based Consolidated Edison this morning declined to assume any monetary responsibility for the September 25 power failure in Mt. Vernon that shutdown the Metro-North commuter rail line.
Entries Tagged as 'Ken Dixon'
October 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events
September 10th, 2013 · 6 Comments · News and Events
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: After two hours of questions on the state’s role in the long-languishing Bridgeport Harbor development, the legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday afternoon approved $22 million in state bonding to build a Bass Pro Shop anchor on the 56-acre site.
May 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News and Events
Is this a step toward expanded gambling in Connecticut? From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Keno, the fast-moving video gambling game that’s ubiquitous in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island bars, has suddenly become a big part of the effort to balance the new $40 billion state budget.
January 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · News and Events
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: HARTFORD — A false fire alarm, 45-minute waits to get into the Capitol complex, even the heckling of a bereaved parent of a Newtown shooting victim marked Monday’s day-long legislative hearing on gun control.
January 11th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Short of systematically limiting guns to homes and hunters, does any of this chatter about gun control in the Connecticut General Assembly have any relevance? Tough on guns, tough on ammo, tough on access to weapons? Does it really matter? Is it just a bunch of talk and no action? Are we so far gone […]
July 18th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media
Does it appear to you the Connecticut Post has stepped up its coverage of the state’s largest city? The Post’s inch line devotion to Bridgeport had appeared so naked in recent years you could drop a thong across its coverage. Seems lately we’re getting more than a sneak peek.
June 29th, 2012 · 16 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The normally placid State Bond Commission boiled over in controversy on Friday when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended an earlier action that quietly stalled a $2.8 million award for renovations to the North End Boys & Girls Club of Bridgeport.