Saying he could be a partner in restructuring state finances, Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, told OIB on Friday he’s considering a run for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Walker emphasized he’ll make a final decision about a statewide run after Jan. 1 following consultation with family and close friends.
Entries Tagged as 'Mark Lauretti'
December 21st, 2013 · 32 Comments · City Council, News and Events, State Politics
June 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Popular Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, whose desire for a gubernatorial run in 2010 was derailed by a federal corruption probe into his administration, says he’ll seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2014. Lauretti told OIB of his plans Saturday night at the Barnum Festival Ringmaster’s Ball at Seaside Park. Lauretti, who has roots in […]
January 12th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti has a nice story to tell if he decides to jump into a growing field of Republicans seeking to unseat Democratic Congressman Jim Himes. Twenty years of grand list growth, low tax rate and an abundance of jobs is something to sell to voters in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District. Weak point? […]
November 13th, 2010 · 57 Comments · Development and Zoning
Modern Plastics 65-year history anchoring Bridgeport’s West End will end soon, according to company President Bing Carbone. The company and its two dozen or so employees in Bridgeport are heading to Shelton in early 2011 in a building owned by developer Robert Scinto. How many times have we heard this story? Shelton is a magnet for […]
October 21st, 2010 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning
Rule number two, when the feds knock on your door, say lawyer. Robert Scinto, one of the region’s largest developers, entered a guilty plea today in federal court across the street from a building he developed on Lafayette Boulevard. His lawyer Jamie Cowdery, represented me in the Ganim case. Life goes on. From CT Post:
A Game Of Chicken? Plus, Guber Money Matters, But It’s Not The Only Thing, And Fedele’s Boughton Fountain
May 17th, 2010 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Education, State Politics
More than 70 layoff slips for city teachers are poised and ready to go. Sucks to lose your job. But when you’re a BOE official stuck with a flatline budget there’s not much choice if the teachers’ union isn’t willing to negotiate concessions.
May 7th, 2010 · 51 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Say what you want about Susan Bysiewicz, she’s relentless. The day before a state judge cleared the way for Secretary of the State Bysiewicz to run for state attorney general she visited Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa in his Madison Avenue restaurant to schmooze support.
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