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Kohut: City’s Redemption Requires Relevant Ethics Commission

May 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Council

The city’s Ethics Commission is a toothless tiger. What’s the point of having one if it’s nothing more than a gum job? This is not new. The Ethics Commission has gone through the motions for more than a decade, a mayor with his hand out, another with substance abuse issues on the job, City Council […]

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Foster Declares War On Finch–Supporter Files Ethics Complaint Against Mayor

August 3rd, 2011 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

In what amounts to an act of campaign war, Tom Kelly, a supporter of Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster, has filed a complaint with the city’s ethics commission claiming Mayor Bill Finch has an improper financial relationship with city legal consultant Bill Beccaro, a major Finch campaign contributor who controls a political action committee Foster says improperly benefits the mayor. Beccaro, […]

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The Republican Candidate

January 14th, 2011 · 12 Comments · City Politics

James Keyser has been tapped by the city GOP to run in the special election to fill the state rep seat vacated by Chris Caruso. From Marc Delmonico, GOP chairman: Today, Marc P. Delmonico, Chairman of the Bridgeport Republican Party, is pleased to announce the endorsement of Mr. James Keyser to run for the 126th […]

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2010 Top Stories, What Say You?

December 29th, 2010 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics

What’s on your list of top Bridgeport stories? In June, a tornado struck buildings on the East Side and downtown including heavy damage to the Barnum Museum. On July 24 two city firefighters perished in the line of duty. On Oct. 30, President Obama visited the Arena at Harbor Yard to campaign for Democratic candidates. Three […]

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Ho, Ho, Ho; I Am Santa Claws!

December 23rd, 2010 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, State Politics

Okay, time for the annual OIB gift-giving season with plenty of stocking-stuffed sarcasm. What, ya think Santa wouldn’t arrive in time to adorn our favorite pols? Not like the city’s toothless tiger Ethics Commission would do anything about OIB’s gratuities to public officials … speaking of that … For the Bridgeport Ethics Commission that sanctioned […]

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What’s The Point Of An Ethics Commission?

December 16th, 2010 · 11 Comments · City Council, News and Events

The city’s Ethics Commission, according to City Council President Tom McCarthy, unanimously dismissed a complaint by Republican Town Chair Marc Delmonico over City Council members offered full free access to the Gathering of the Vibes, the city’s annual hippie fest at Seaside Park that draws more than 20,000 ticket buyers.

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OIB Party Pictures

December 15th, 2010 · 12 Comments · News and Events

Thanks to everyone who attended the annual OIB holiday party. We had a jammin’ time at Tiago’s downtown. It was our largest event yet with a cross section of readers and city officials including several from the Mayor’s Office, staff from Congressman Jim Himes’ office, State Rep. Chris Caruso, City Council President Tom McCarthy and even […]

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GOP: Bad Vibes From Ethics Complaint, McCarthy Reports Council Exonerated

December 15th, 2010 · 6 Comments · City Council, News and Events

UPDATE: Bridgeport City Council President Tom McCarthy says an ethics complaint brought by Republican Town Chair Marc Delmonico regarding passes for council members to the annual Gathering of the Vibes has been dismissed by the city’s Ethics commission. Delmonico had not received official word from the city’s Ethics Commission when he issued a statement today about its status. Big Marc says […]

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