Early 2013 looks like it’s shaping up as a long strange trip for the state’s largest city. A screwy budget cycle, a Democratic governor acting like he’s received a blood transfusion from a Republican–cut this, slash that, whack the cities–is causing much trepidation among city bean counters. To some degree Governor Dan Malloy’s austerity program [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Marilyn Moore'
March 13th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
Spineless Pols Take Note! New Citizen Action Group Organzing Public Forum In Support of Hennessy Government Reform Bill
March 8th, 2013 · 44 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
What pol will grow a spine? What political chickens will run for the hen house? The newly formed neighborhood action group Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport will host a public forum March 16, 2 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library on the long-shot legislative bill advanced by State Rep. Jack Hennessy that proposes to [...]
Tags: Andres Ayala·Angel Reyes·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Charlie Stallworth·Christina Ayala·Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport·David Walker·Don Clemons·Eze Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Mary-Jane Foster·Max Medina·Tom White
December 3rd, 2012 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
Democratic Party Vice Chairwoman Dottie Guman has bid farewell to the city in which she became a nurse, raised her children, observed campaign life from her political warrior husband John D. Guman Jr. and then followed in his footsteps after he passed away, albeit a much more reserved approach to politics, if just as dedicated [...]
January 4th, 2012 · 56 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
The City Council Tuesday night approved a controversial pay scale for about 80 non-classified city employees, but with an amendment eliminating language in the ordinance that authorized the mayor to increase salaries by 15 percent beyond the outer range of the salary grid.
Tags: Andre Baker·Angel DePara·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition·Carlos Silva·CT Post·Ernie Newton·John Gomes·Keila Torres Ocasio·Marilyn Moore·Mary Pat Healy·Mary-Jane Foster·Michelle Lyons·Rich Paoletto·Tom McCarthy
January 3rd, 2012 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
8:45 p.m. update: A testy crowd of more than 100 showed up at City Council Chambers for the public hearing conducted by the Ordinance Committee of the City Council featuring a number of speakers against the proposed pay raises for about 80 non-classified city employees. Speakers included 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster, city clerk candidate Marilyn [...]
September 4th, 2011 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events
Here we are, Labor Day weekend when serial primary voters begin to focus on candidate choices, except in the latest surreal chapter of Drama The Bridgeport Way, we’re headed into overtime courtesy of Judge Barbara Bellis who granted mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster’s request for an election extension. Instead of a one-week stretch run, it’s now three weeks. Mark September 27 as [...]
Tags: Alma Maya·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Hearst Corporation·Housatonic Community College·Jim Fox·John DeAugustine·John Gomes·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Marty McCarthy·Mary-Jane Foster·Paul Ganim·Santa Ayala·Sue Brannelly
August 2nd, 2011 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Carolanne Curry, who had served as Democratic mayoral candidate John Gomes’ closest adviser, has departed Team Gomes in an apparent disagreement over the direction of the campaign.