In a commentary first published by the Connecticut Post, retired Superior Court Judge and Bridgeport resident Carmen Lopez takes aim at the “obedient employees on the Council to march on command and follow orders” during a meeting of the City Council’s Education Committee. Check it out: Take an introductory course in philosophy at any university […]
Entries Tagged as 'Mark Anastasi'
August 12th, 2014 · 5 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
July 22nd, 2014 · 37 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, News and Events
More than two months after submitting a freedom of information request for “all data and values on my personal residence” associated with the city’s two-year delay on the revaluation of city taxable property, former Mayor John Fabrizi has his answer from the city: Forget about it. The city doesn’t have the documents, according to a […]
July 2nd, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events
Nearly two months after submitting a freedom of information request for “all data and values on my personal residence” associated with the city’s two-year delay on the revaluation of city taxable property, former Mayor John Fabrizi is waiting for an answer from the City Attorney’s Office and/or Tax Assessor’s Office that formerly reported to him. […]
June 16th, 2014 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
In an OIB post former City Council President Lisa Parziale wrote “How ironic, they vote to ban chocolate milk, but wouldn’t vote to ban city employees serving on the City Council. Just saying!” When it comes to political campaigns there’s nothing like the simplicity of contrast. He did this but wouldn’t do that. Such is […]
May 28th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The school board wants the city attorney to tell it whether board member Kenneth Moales Jr. has a conflict of interest in helping to run a day-care center that receives state funding by way of the school district.
May 24th, 2014 · 25 Comments · City Budget, City Council
Before City Attorney Mark Anastasi turns over documents to Connecticut Post scribe Brian Lockhart regarding how City Council members spend their $9,000 annual stipends, the city’s chief lawyer is asking members of the legislative body to review their spending habits just so it can all be explained. How convenient. Lockart issued a freedom of information […]
May 16th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on Thursday announced the hiring of Molree Williams-Lendor as the new Deputy Chief Administrative Officer “responsible for supervising and managing the city attorney’s office, among other duties.” This is a fascinating $95,123 hire by Finch to supervise the office overseen by long-time City Attorney Mark Anastasi. How does Mark feel about someone […]