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Entries Tagged as 'Marilyn Moore'

For Ganim A Sense Of Humor And Political Focus As Mayor

August 15th, 2018 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

A sense of humor is a must in politics, putting your bruised ego aside, especially after an ass-kicking … like “I thought Halloween was the scariest night of the year.” Mayor Joe Ganim got his butt kicked statewide on Tuesday with just 19 percent of the Democratic vote, winning only his home city that also […]

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Moore: How Sour Is Your Pay?

August 4th, 2018 · 43 Comments · News and Events

Highlighting Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, State Senator Marilyn Moore on Tuesday will mark the occasion by hosting a “Gender Pay Gap Lemonade Stand” on McLevy Green Downtown. “The amount of free lemonade poured into each cup will depend on the person’s sex and race, thus representing the disparities in pay throughout Connecticut and the […]

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Moore, City’s Legislative Delegation, Boost Improvements For Barnum And Discovery Museums

July 25th, 2018 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

State Senator Marilyn Moore’s recent ascension as Senate chair of the State Bond Commission is paying dividends for Bridgeport in the city-suburban district she represents. Working with Bridgeport’s eight-member legislative delegation Moore shepherded nearly $7 million for infrastructure and repairs for the Barnum Museum that was plagued by a tornado that hit Downtown eight years […]

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Working Families Party Rejects Senators Moore And Osten Pressure To Host Treasurer Debate On Living Wage

July 18th, 2018 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Two influential members of the State Senate, Marilyn Moore and Catherine Osten who are supporting Dita Bhargava for state treasurer are challenging the Connecticut Working Families Party to host a debate so its candidate for treasurer Shawn Wooden can be questioned about the exemption of Hartford’s living wage ordinance for the employees of Dunkin Donuts Park. Bhargava and […]

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Weighing A Ganim Challenge–Does Marilyn Want Moore?

July 8th, 2018 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s raising money, banging phones, crashing festivals, schmoozing voters all across the state in his Runyonesque run for governor while trying to balance the duties of his elected office, something a Ned Lamont supporter who very well could be a Ganim mayoral opponent next year declares is “double-dipping” receiving a salary during his job […]

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Bhargava Presses Wooden To Debates In State Treasurer Primary

June 25th, 2018 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Statewide political campaigns are in full debate mode, be it governor or other constitutional offices. Challengers are leveraging debates to draw contrasts with endorsed candidates: Joe Ganim against Ned Lamont in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Tim Herbst against Mark Boughton and other Republicans on the primary ballot for governor. Dita Bhargava, Democratic candidate for state […]

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McCarthy Bids Goodbye To City Council A Second Time

June 19th, 2018 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

He thought he had bid farewell to the City Council last year, but just when he thought he was out former council President Tom McCarthy was pulled back in courtesy of court intervention involving a Democratic primary in the 133rd District that looks like it will finally be resolved in the upcoming general election.

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Senator Moore Endorses Bhargava For State Treasurer

June 18th, 2018 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

State Senator Marilyn Moore on Monday endorsed Dita Bhargava‘s campaign for state treasurer. She is challenging Democratic-endorsed Shawn Wooden, former Hartford City Council president, in an August 14 primary.

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