State Representative Jack Hennessy and State Senator Marilyn Moore have introduced the government reform bill An act prohibiting municipal employees from serving on certain municipal legislative bodies that would extend state law to include all governmental bodies that serve as boards of finance such as the City Council. The Bridgeport City Charter approved by voters […]
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January 28th, 2015 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
January 14th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The Connecticut Working Families Party on Tuesday endorsed former State Senator Ed Gomes for his old seat in the February 24 special election to fill the vacancy of Andres Ayala, the new commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles. If Gomes wins the Democratic Party endorsement Thursday night at Testo’s restaurant he’ll appear on two […]
January 7th, 2015 · 5 Comments · News and Events
January 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy will deliver his inaugural address today while the General Assembly convenes for a new legislative session including new local faces State Senator Marilyn Moore, State Representative Andre Baker and State Representative Chris Rosario. Excerpts from speech. Today marks a new chapter. A chapter in a story that began long before any of […]
January 5th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Republican City Councilman Enrique Torres says he will be a candidate for the special election to replace State Rep. Auden Grogins, setting up another confrontation between Torres and the man he defeated for City Council in 2013, Democrat Steve Stafstrom. Others may get into the race. Grogins is departing for a state judgeship appointment by […]
January 2nd, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Unburdened by two state senators who blocked a government reform bill, State Rep. Jack Hennessy will once again submit legislation to enforce the Bridgeport City Charter that prohibits city employees from serving on the City Council. The two state senators who opposed it to protect the political establishment, Anthony Musto, defeated in an August Democratic […]
December 29th, 2014 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Sounding reinvigorated at a youthful 78 years young, Ed Gomes says he’ll seek a return to the State Senate seat he occupied when a special election is called in January after incumbent Andres Ayala presumably accepts appointment by Governor Dan Malloy as commissioner of the state Department of Motor Vehicles.