Sitting in a motorized wheel chair Tuesday night, holding a stack of parking tickets, 70-year-old Downtown resident Odis Hart pelted City Council members with a litany of grievances regarding parking regulations in his neighborhood. “It’s a stick-up without a gun,” he declared, lamenting parking tickets slapped on windshields in the neighborhood minutes prior to the […]
Entries Tagged as 'Marilyn Moore'
February 22nd, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
February 21st, 2017 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday testified before the state legislature’s Public Safety Committee in support of Mixed Martial Arts matches taking place at the Webster Bank Arena, declaring “Those professional bouts filling up the arenas at the XL Center in Hartford and the Webster Arena in Bridgeport can add up to millions of dollars in […]
February 16th, 2017 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From State Senator Marilyn Moore: State Senator Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport) testified in support of two bills that will substantially improve the quality of life for people earning minimum wage in Connecticut.
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February 7th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
State Senator Marilyn Moore has opposed Mixed Martial Arts in Connecticut citing its violence as well as lack of healthcare and labor protections for the combatants. Supporters of the blood sport who embrace economic benefits have encouraged her to take a second look with added safeguards for the fighters. Moore wants to hear from her […]
January 18th, 2017 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
State Senator Marilyn Moore who was reelected overwhelmingly in 2016 without the support of Mayor Joe Ganim declared Tuesday night that Ganim cozying up to Donald Trump means he has “turned his ear and back on the people that elected him.”
January 9th, 2017 · 3 Comments · News and Events
Committee assignments have been set for Bridgeport’s eight-member legislative delegation for the General Assembly session that began on Wednesday. State Senator Marilyn Moore co-chairs the Children Committee and Human Services Committee while her Senate colleague Ed Gomes co-chairs Labor and Public Employees. State Rep. Jack Hennessy co-chairs Veterans Affairs. CT Mirror has the full list […]
January 1st, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Nationally, 2016 was the political year of Trump. If you like a good rodeo, prepare for a wild ride. But hey, Bridgeport politics is a breeding ground for ups and downs, right?
December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
During the 2015 comeback campaign Joe Ganim rolled on a deodorant to mask a past that had forced him from office in 2003: public support from the retired FBI agent Ed Adams who investigated him and vigorous backing from members of the police union. Testimonials from the former fed and active city police officers presented a tonic […]