And the battle is officially on. Three of ten Democratic Town Committee Districts will face off in March 1 primaries covering the West Side, East Side and Upper East Side that will feature three slates, according to elections officials. Absentee ballots, key in these low-turnout party wars, will be available this week. The top vote […]
Entries Tagged as 'M. Evette Brantley'
February 8th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Anderson Ayala·Bob Halstead·Eric Stewart-Alicea·Gabrielle Parisi·Gil Hernandez·Howard Gardner·Jessica Martinez·John Olson·John Ricci·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Martha Santiago·Tyreke Bird
February 1st, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Presidential caucus and primary fever abound nationally, but in Bridgeport pols are gearing up for March 1 Democratic Town Committee primaries in potentially four districts featuring a cast of characters for control of the party.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Bob Halstead·Denese Taylor-Moye·Gil Hernandez·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jessica Martinez·John Olson·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Mitch Robles
January 13th, 2016 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
It’s not exactly the Jets versus the Sharks, but a political fight is brewing on the West Side that will warm winter’s chill. Former City Council President Lisa “Honey” Parziale appears to mean business leading a 132nd Town Committee District slate against a veteran crew led by long-time District Leader Mike Freddino. Parziale and Freddino […]
January 12th, 2016 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Bridgeport-based law firm Pullman & Comley’s 20-year run as city bond counsel led by partner John Stafstrom will continue, according to City Attorney R. Christopher Meyer who says the firm submitted the strongest and least expensive proposal after the city solicited price proposals for upcoming bond counsel services from qualified firms in Connecticut.
December 31st, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
UPDATE: How they voted. Facing a mega budget deficit, at the urging of Mayor Joe Ganim, the Bridgeport City Council in a special meeting Wednesday night voted 12-3 to rescind controversial pay raises approved in a labor agreement covering about 150 city employees for a five-year period starting July 1, 2013. Those city employees have […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Andy Nunn·Bill Finch·Chris Meyer·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Larry Osborne·M. Evette Brantley·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
December 14th, 2015 · 33 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
City officials including Mayor Joe Ganim are expected to update the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee about the state of city finances Monday (tonight), 6 p.m. in Wheeler Room A of City Hall that fronts the council chambers. Ganim administration officials say they have inherited a budget deficit from former Mayor Bill Finch that […]
December 8th, 2015 · 52 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: committee chairs. On a night Joe Ganim presided over his first City Council meeting in more than 12 years, Tom McCarthy once again was voted president of the budget and legislative body where he promptly announced committee assignments including freshman councilor from Black Rock Scott Burns and veteran Denese Taylor-Moye from the South End […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Denese Taylor-Moye·Ed Gomes·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·M. Evette Brantley·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Michelle Lyons·Tom McCarthy
December 6th, 2015 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
Mayor Joe Ganim will chair his administration’s first City Council meeting Monday night when Tom McCarthy seeks the support of his peers as president of the budget and legislative body, a position he’s occupied for eight years. Will a challenger emerge? McCarthy is popular among his constituents in the North End 133rd Council District that […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bill Finch·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·M. Evette Brantley·Mary-Jane Foster·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy