Former State Senator, now state motor vehicle commissioner, Andres Ayala promoted legislation to allow the Mixed Martial Arts blood spectacles at the Webster Bank Arena. With Ayala behind the wheel of the DMV, the state senators representing Bridgeport, Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes, have counted it out.
Entries Tagged as 'Ken Dixon'
May 21st, 2015 · 51 Comments · News and Events
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 […]
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:
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.
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.
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. […]
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. […]
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.