Lindsay Farrell, executive director of the Connecticut Working Families Party, issued an eblast to supporters on Tuesday announcing the endorsement of Governor Dan Malloy for another four years. Malloy’s name will appear on the Democratic and WFP lines in the general election. In Bridgeport, former school board member Maria Pereira broke from the WFP several […]
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Working Families Party Endorses Malloy–Backlash From Former WFP Supporters? Pelto: Politics Before Policy
July 29th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
May 6th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Next weekend starting May 16, Democrats and Republicans will endorse candidates for governor at their respective party conventions. Governor Dan Malloy will be nominated by acclamation while Republicans slug it out for an endorsement and likely August primary. No matter the Republican standard bearer, Malloy has a battle on his hands in November barring all […]
May 1st, 2014 · 9 Comments · News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Who is better than millionaire developer Manuel “Manny” Moutinho? On Thursday a Superior Court judge approved a settlement that will add $122,302 of city tax payer money to the nearly $400,000 the city has already paid Moutinho to build the 1,200-foot gravel driveway across city airport property in Stratford to […]
April 30th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Education, News and Events
A day after his swing vote on the Board of Education approved the site plan for a high school to replace Harding on Boston Avenue property owned by General Electric, former East End City Councilman Andre Baker tells OIB his school board votes will not be swayed by candidate alliances he built for his election […]
April 4th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Former school board member Maria Pereira has silenced her voice as Bridgeport chair of the Connecticut Working Families Party, but certainly not her lungs against
April 2nd, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
City Librarian Scott Hughes, who recently won a seat on the Democratic Town Committee from the Upper East Side, is considering a run for State Senate against Democratic incumbent Andres Ayala. If Hughes challenges Ayala in an August primary, it certainly would make for an intriguing race.
April 1st, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
UPDATE: Former Board of Education member Maria Pereira, a controversial presence in her battle against the political establishment, has resigned from the Connecticut Working Families Party announcing “because the Working Families Party has indicated its intention to support the re-election of Governor Dannel Malloy, I cannot be a part of or associated with any such […]