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Entries Tagged as 'Mary-Jane Foster'

Foster Camp Rips Ganim For Hiding Campaign Donors

October 9th, 2015 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

If you want copies of Joe Ganim’s two campaign finance report filings, you’d need a wheelbarrow and about $750 to haul the paperwork out of the Town Clerk’s Office. Mary-Jane Foster’s Campaign Manager Tom Swan asserts if Ganim filed the reports in the format of the State Election Enforcement Commission, the size would be one […]

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Why The Finch Factor Matters For Foster’s Race

October 8th, 2015 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Joe Ganim asked for Mayor Bill Finch’s support then criticized it when Finch supported Foster. Republican Rick Torres asked for Finch’s support and Foster’s backing too then criticized it when Finch supported Foster. For all of Finch’s perceived baggage following a primary loss, he brings key ingredients to the table: finances and campaign troops. For […]

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Malloy Balks At Ganim, ‘Unusual That Someone Who Stole Money From Public Won Primary’

October 8th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Updated sound clip: Being an effective mayor requires strong relationship building to bring home bucks from a governor and state legislature that finances the city budget and support development proposals to keep down local taxes. Speaking on John Dankosky’s WNPR show Governor Dan Malloy wasn’t exactly doing backflips of support when asked about Joe Ganim’s […]

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Former Development Chief: Ganim Will Put Chill On Potential Investors

October 7th, 2015 · 51 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning

Nancy Hadley, the city’s development chief under Mayor John Fabrizi, writes “Bridgeport’s economic development program’s survival will be in jeopardy if Joe Ganim returns to the Mayoral seat.” She is supporting Mary-Jane Foster. This commentary also appears in the CT Post. How Bridgeport will be viewed if Joe Ganim wins the Mayoral election is difficult […]

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The Candidates For November

October 6th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Later this week, the official ballot lineup will be set for the November 3 general election, four weeks from today. The following candidates will appear, not necessarily in this order.

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A Month Remains To Election–Is There An October Surpise?

October 5th, 2015 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education

Four weeks left to this historic, bizarre, wacky, surreal, twisty yo-yo of a mayoral election. And we’re not done yet. Time to take inventory how we got to this point and the fascination of the general election.

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Weicker: Foster A Trusted Leader

October 2nd, 2015 · 55 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

As governor, Lowell Weicker rescued Bridgeport from financial ruin, now he’s hoping his endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster adds credibility and financial resources to her mayoral campaign.

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OIB Poll: Whom Do You Support Now?

October 2nd, 2015 · 46 Comments · City Politics

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