Mayor-elect Joe Ganim says it’s no longer us versus them, a point he made Monday in a series of meetings with Congressman Jim Himes, members of the city’s state legislative delegation and some members of the City Council focused on working together. In the coming days, according to a news release issued by Ganim, he […]
Entries Tagged as 'Marilyn Moore'
November 10th, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
October 31st, 2015 · 84 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
In the last days of the mayoral campaign, candidates have kicked out final news releases, mail pieces, charges, counter charges, including attempts to correct the record. Democrat Joe Ganim, Republican Rick Torres and petitioning candidate Mary-Jane Foster, the big three of the race, have full daily schedules leading to Tuesday’s vote in this historic election […]
October 23rd, 2015 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Saying “I have not endorsed the Democratic candidate, and I’m a Democrat. I guess there’s a message there,” Governor Dan Malloy, a friend of petitioning candidate Mary-Jane Foster, issued arguably his harshest criticism of Democratic nominee Joe Ganim in a story by Mark Pazniokas of the Connecticut Mirror.
October 20th, 2015 · 131 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events
Being an effective mayor requires strong relationships with legislative leaders in Hartford, a point hammered home by two members of the city’s legislative delegation in support of the candidacy of Mary-Jane Foster who promised at a Monday afternoon news conference not to raise taxes in her first year if elected mayor, saying “I understand the […]
August 27th, 2015 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Debate statement from Mary-Jane Foster: “What the audience saw last night and statewide media coverage captured is voters have a real choice: the failed policies of the past and present, or an honest choice for change. Voters have had enough of both my opponents, who blame each other for everything wrong in Bridgeport instead of […]
July 30th, 2015 · 18 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Asserting Mary-Jane Foster “will clean up the political quicksand that chokes and prevents this city from redeveloping into what it could be,” freshman State Senator Marilyn Moore on Thursday reaffirmed her endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster for mayor, in a news release issued by the Foster campaign.
July 28th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Contending “a machine runs Bridgeport, not the people,” State Rep. Jack Hennessy who represents the city’s North End has endorsed Mary-Jane Foster for mayor.
July 24th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
News release from State Senators Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes: At a press conference today at Bridgeport’s We Transport Inc., State Senators Ed Gomes (D-Bridgeport) and Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport) announced that Park City businesses and middle-class families can expect to see millions of dollars in car tax relief in 2016. Bridgeport senators were joined by […]