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Diverse Voices Step Up For Moore

July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore: Community leaders, activists, educators and government reformers have stepped up to support Marilyn Moore for State Senate, declaring constituents in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Monroe deserve an elected representative in touch with their concerns addressing regional cooperation, creating jobs, wage fairness, economic opportunity and protecting public schools and children.

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Dough Alert! Ernie Newton Supporter Kneads State Elections Complaint Against Baker

July 20th, 2014 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Don’t ya just love election season in the Park City? Charlie Coviello, supporter of Democratic-endorsed Ernie Newton opposed by Andre Baker in an August 12 Democratic primary, has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission claiming Baker “expended funds … and held a fundraiser …” before the State House candidate formed a committee […]

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Fabs Raises $10K In First Month Of Exploratory Run For Mayor

July 7th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Former Mayor John Fabrizi has raised just over $10,000 in a four-week period, according to campaign finance reports of his exploratory committee run for his old job. The contributions came largely from employee peers in the Board of Education, personal friends and old political alliances.

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Cianci Seeks Political Comeback, What About His Pal Joe?

June 29th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The irrepressible Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, the longest-serving mayor in Providence, Rhode Island history, is once again seeking a political comeback. Evicted from office in 1984 for putting out a lit cigarette in the eye of his wife’s lover, Cianci made a political comeback in 1991 reclaiming the mayoralty and engineering the city’s rebirth. In 2002, the […]

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Could Uniform-Mounted Cameras Be Police Future?

June 23rd, 2014 · 4 Comments · City Politics, Cops, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Police officers’ every move in the field could eventually be captured on uniform-mounted cameras.

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Stripping Down Political Self-righteousness

June 5th, 2014 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart plugged OIB in a piece about former Mayor John Fabrizi and his wife attending a party thrown by a strip club owner. It wasn’t like Fabs was there to show off his 58-year-old Chippendales body. In new Lockhart article Fairfield University Professor Don Greenberg says criticism of Fabrizi is […]

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‘Passion’ For The City, Fabrizi Forms Exploratory Committee For Mayor

June 3rd, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning

Saying he has passion for the city, John Fabrizi on Tuesday formed an exploratory committee for mayor seeking to reclaim the office he occupied for nearly five years following the resignation of Joe Ganim after Ganim’s conviction on corruption charges in 2003. Bill Finch replaced Fabrizi as mayor when he did not seek a second […]

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