Update, includes coverage from Pelto: Mike Bloomberg who enjoys mayoral control of New York City schools donated $20,000 to Residents For A Better Bridgeport, the political action committee driving the voter outreach in support of a yes vote for Tuesday’s ballot question that would give Mayor Bill Finch the power to appoint school board members [...]
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November 2nd, 2012 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
October 17th, 2012 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
Residents for a Better Bridgeport, an advocacy group powering the voter outreach in support of a yes vote to the Nov. 6 ballot question, has produced a video in its quest for a mayoral-appointed Board of Education. The video, a mini documentary, features Mayor Bill Finch and Charles Tisdale, executive director of the anti-poverty agency Action [...]
October 14th, 2012 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
An advocacy group website www.residentsforabetterbridgeport.com is complementing Mayor Bill Finch’s public outreach urging electors to vote yes on the Nov. 6 charter question that if approved would empower him to appoint members to the Board of Education. The website features the direct mail pieces hitting boxes the past few days, including residents highlighting education improvements made the [...]
September 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Newfield Park upgrades to include barbecue shelter and splash pad Newfield Park in the City’s East End will get a facelift with the addition of a barbecue shelter and a splash pad-children’s play area, funded by the City’s Bridgeport@Work capital improvements plan.
August 23rd, 2011 · 4 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
The following Democratic candidates for City Council successfully petitioned their way on the ballot to challenge endorsed candidates for the September 13 primary ballot: