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Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Boyle'

Could Education Reform Return In 2013 Sleepy Election Cycle?

November 26th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education

In November 1998, Mayor Joe Ganim asked voters to approve a four-year term for mayor. Voters said yes. In November 2012, Mayor Bill Finch asked voters to approve mayoral appointment of school board members. Voters said no. Similarities and differences exist in each effort.

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You Have The Power

May 18th, 2009 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

I’m wondering what  OIB readers think about our elected officials. Certainly, there’s opinion aplenty about Mayor Bill Finch and some others on a regular basis. What about Congressman Jim Himes? Yeah I know, much too soon to make a representative judgment based on four months in office. What about about those herculean leaders on the Bridgeport […]

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Foster Care For The City, Plus: New Church Debate

March 9th, 2009 · 45 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

I’ve been poking around to see if any City Council primaries are on the horizon this municipal cycle. No mayoral election this year, so council members (they run every two years) are leading the ticket this year. I’m hearing that Rich Paoletto, who represents the 138th Upper East Side District, may be stepping down. There’s […]

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