During the 2015 comeback campaign Joe Ganim rolled on a deodorant to mask a past that had forced him from office in 2003: public support from the retired FBI agent Ed Adams who investigated him and vigorous backing from members of the police union. Testimonials from the former fed and active city police officers presented a tonic […]
Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Lembo'
December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
November 3rd, 2016 · 29 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
Piggybacking a state online financial portal, Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday introduced Open Budget that provides insight into city financial information including revenues and expenditures and payments to outside vendors, what Ganim describes as fulfilling a campaign promise for more government transparency. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo joined Ganim declaring Bridgeport the first community in the state […]
January 27th, 2016 · 8 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
Update includes video: Following the lead of Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo, Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday announced the building of a financial portal “OpenBridgeport” so taxpayers can track in real time where their money is being spent. The website is expected to go live in the spring.
July 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
From State Treasurer Denise Nappier: Bridgeport youth from the Summer Lighthouse Program enjoyed a day at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo today and received a special visit from Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier as she joined several state officials for the Sixth Annual Backpack Donation Program sponsored by the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET).
June 5th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events
From U.S. Senator Chris Murphy: Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) joined State Comptroller Kevin Lembo to visit Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport and discuss efforts to expand broadband Internet access in low-income communities through Murphy’s new Broadband Adoption Act. During their visit, Murphy and Lembo met with students and school administration to listen […]
April 30th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From State Comptroller Kevin Lembo: Comptroller Kevin Lembo today launched “OpenCheckbook,” a feature that allows the public to search real-time information about who received payments from the State of Connecticut for goods or services and how much they received. OpenCheckbook can be accessed directly or by navigating to the state expenditures section through Open Connecticut’s […]
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October 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Political campaigns across the state are unleashing videos/commercials galore. A sampling from today starting with Dan Malloy chopping Tom Foley’s view from a yacht.
October 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
A new poll released today by Public Policy Polling gives Governor Dan Malloy an 8-point lead over Republican opponent Tom Foley. From the poll: Public Policy Polling’s first Connecticut poll of 2014 finds Dan Malloy with an 8 point lead for reelection over Republican foe Tom Foley, 43/35. Independent Joe Visconti is polling at 9%. […]