West Side City Councilwoman Evette Brantley proclaimed the other day she will not vote for a budget this year that includes a tax increase. In fact, she says she’s ready to put her house up for sale and roll out if the council passes a tax hike. Just in case you folks from the West [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Lisa “Honey” Parziale'
April 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
October 20th, 2011 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
John Stafstrom, the city’s bound counsel, was an early supporter of Dannel Malloy for governor. He was there in 2006 and there again in 2010 and in between and after. Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign spent about $400k in its primary win over Mary-Jane Foster and now it’s time to reload for the general election (not that [...]
September 22nd, 2011 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
OIB guest scribe Jim Callahan continues his commentary on Tuesday’s Democratic primary: The revolution starts west of Park Avenue. If Mary-Jane Foster has a shot in Tuesday’s Democratic primary against Mayor Bill Finch it begins in two districts: the 130th in Black Rock and the 132nd on the West Side. You can boil it down [...]
August 26th, 2011 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Just days from a Superior Court hearing that will decide whether city Democrats will vote in a mayoral primary, an OIB poll conducted by the Merriman River Group www.merrimanriver.com shows a close race between Mayor Bill Finch and challenger Mary-Jane Foster. Finch leads Foster 40 percent to 34 percent with 20 percent not sure and six percent [...]
July 27th, 2011 · 84 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
2109. That’s the number of certified petition signatures challengers to Mayor Bill Finch must secure to place their name on the ballot for a September 13 Democratic primary, according to Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala. Opponents must turn in the paperwork no later than two weeks representing signatures from five percent of roughly 42,000 registered Dems.
June 20th, 2011 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning
City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh, legislative watchdog and veteran campaigner, is throwing his support to Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster.
February 7th, 2011 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Lisa “Honey” Parziale, former City Council president and Democratic registrar of voters, told OIB she will be a candidate for her former West Side City Council seat in this year’s municipal election. Oh baby, the political phone lines were burning up on Sunday during the Super Bowl pre-game festivities. Parziale’s candidacy adds a new dimension to [...]
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