As Ed Gomes and Steve Stafstrom prepare to enter the Connecticut legislature in mid session, fresh off special election wins, supporters of a government reform bill have picked up two allies in the ongoing effort to enforce the City Charter prohibiting city employees from serving on the City Council.
Entries Tagged as 'Mark Anastasi'
February 26th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
February 13th, 2015 · 38 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Retired FBI agent Ed Adams who managed the investigation more than a decade ago that toppled the mayoral administration of Joe Ganim submitted testimony Friday morning at a legislative hearing in Hartford in support of House Bill #5886 to enforce the Bridgeport City Charter barring city employees from serving on the City Council. The hearing […]
Public Hearing For Government Reform Bill, Hundreds Sign Petition In Support Of Enforcing City Charter
February 9th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
A public hearing for House Bill #5886 to enforce the Bridgeport City Charter barring city employees from serving on the City Council will take place Friday 11 a.m. in Room 2B of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, according to State Rep. Jack Hennessy who introduced the legislation with State Senator Marilyn Moore. Meanwhile a […]
January 20th, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
In a freedom of information request to City Attorney Mark Anastasi, former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh, a supporter of State Senate candidate Ed Gomes, wants to know if attorney Ed Farrow who last week broke a State Senate nomination tie on behalf of his client Richard DeJesus has a financial relationship with the city. […]
January 7th, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mary-Jane Foster, 2011 mayoral candidate weighing another run this year, wants a copy of Mayor Bill Finch’s holiday card list mailed to a select group of party insiders, businesses and neighborhood leaders featuring a photo of the mayor and his family taken with President Obama during his Bridgeport campaign stop for Governor Dan Malloy in […]
January 6th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Could City Council President Tom McCarthy and Bob Keeley, the longest serving legislator in city history, jump into the special election for the State House seat being vacated by Auden Grogins? And maybe even former State House members Lee Samowitz, Edna Garcia and Hector Diaz?
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 […]