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.
Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Boyle'
November 26th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
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 [...]
Tags: Andy Fardy·Ann Barney·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Chris Caruso·Chris Dodd·Ernie Newton·Jim Himes·Joe Ganim·John McKinney·Kevin Boyle·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Merrick Alpert·Paul Ganim·Tom Kelly·Tom McCarthy·University of Bridgeport
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 [...]
Tags: Adam Wood·Andrew McDonald·Andy Fardy·Anthony Musto·Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Bishop William Lori·Danny Roach·Épernay Bistro·Joe Ganim·John Stafstrom·Kevin Boyle·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Matty's Corner·Mike Marella·Paul Ganim·Rich Paoletto·Tom McCarthy