Saying “I’m running for mayor because we deserve better,” Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster will formally announce her candidacy June 4 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Downtown, according to a news release she issued Tuesday.
Entries Tagged as 'Mary-Jane Foster'
May 27th, 2015 · 20 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
May 26th, 2015 · 107 Comments · City Politics, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster, citing low staffing levels, writes that tax credits and academic achievement should be among the incentives utilized to attract more city residents to public safety employment. “By embracing change and transforming the way we recruit, hire and train our police force, we will become the community partners we need to […]
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May 23rd, 2015 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
The late OIB correspondent John Gilmore said mayoral elections do not begin in earnest until Memorial Day. Well here we go, time to take inventory.
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May 21st, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
There’s Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster, Howard Gardner and Charlie Coviello too running for mayor on the Democratic side. Enrique Torres is a Republican mayoral candidate. Okay, what about the City Council?
May 18th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement
All kinds of people crammed the banquet hall of the German Club, tucked into a corner of Horace Street on the East Side, for former Mayor Joe Ganim’s official coming-out party Thursday night to reclaim his old job: black, white, brown; family, friends, former political foes; city police officers, clergy members; Democratic district leaders; even […]
May 15th, 2015 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Continuing a theme of a “Bridgeport that works for everyone,” former Democratic Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday night launched his formal kickoff to try to reclaim the job he resigned more than 12 years ago following his conviction on federal corruption charges, asserting “This election is about the future and about which candidate has the vision […]
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May 12th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Democrats have five candidates in the race for mayor heading toward a likely party primary in September. What about the Republicans? Two-time mayoral candidate Enrique Torres, the lone GOP member on the City Council, is seriously considering it, according to his peeps. Whether you wanna hug him or slug him, Torres’ wonkish persona stirs passion.
May 11th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Western Mass News Appearing on Face the State hosted by Dennis House, Connecticut’s popular Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman took a pragmatic political position when asked about her support for Bridgeport mayor: let’s wait for the Democratic endorsed candidate.