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Ganim: Tax Deals Crippling City

May 5th, 2015 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Former Mayor Joe Ganim issued a statement on his Facebook page following the City Council rejecting a compromise tax abatement proposal for the second phase of an ambitious, mixed-income housing development on the East Side. Ganim writes:

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City Council Rejects Tax Break, Plus: Lee On Budget: ‘Half Truths Of Padding, Ghost Employees And Half Stories’

May 5th, 2015 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Firefighters, Law Enforcement

Update: votes against. In a rare vote against Mayor Bill Finch Monday night the City Council torpedoed a proposed tax break for a developer. Prior to the council meeting citizen fiscal observer John Marshall Lee, considering a run for City Council, addressed the legislative and budget body as a whole Monday night, “the last chance […]

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Debating Tax Breaks For Developers

March 28th, 2015 · 18 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: If watching developers sweat is your thing, it’s time to sit in on a meeting of the City Council’s economic development committee.

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Scenes From Columbus Parade

October 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

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Malloy, Hennessy Examine Flooding Concerns In North End

October 2nd, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Kicking up his visibility in Bridgeport in a tight reelection fight, Governor Dan Malloy on Tuesday was joined by Mayor Bill Finch and several other city and state officials for a tour of flood-prone areas in the North End impacted by the rain-swollen Ox Brook, a tributary of the Rooster River, which has caused tens […]

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Spending Taxpayer Money On Nonprofits–Legit Or Buying Votes?

May 5th, 2014 · 12 Comments · City Budget, City Council

City budget hound John Marshall Lee says it’s easy to be generous with other people’s money. He charges, in remarks made to the City Council Monday night, council members donations to nonprofits are “outrageous and illegal. What will you do about it?” Council President McCarthy, members of the Council, respected citizens and taxpayers. Were I […]

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Lyons Wants To Put Brakes On City Council Vote To Settle Airport Legal Issue–Storm Cancels Meeting

January 21st, 2014 · 21 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Update: Pending storm cancels City Council meeting for tonight according to the City Clerk’s office. Next scheduled full council meeting is February 3. On the eve of Tuesday night’s City Council meeting for a possible vote to approve a legal settlement for the controversial airport land deal, Councilwoman Michelle Lyons is urging her colleagues to […]

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Medical Marijuana Proposal Delayed

January 13th, 2014 · 73 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE: City zoners Monday night delayed action on an application for a medical marijuana dispensary in the North End. Brian Lockhart, CT Post has more here. Background: A proposed medical marijuana dispensary is not receiving the welcome mat from several community leaders including City Councilwoman Michelle Lyons who opposes application for a clinic serving the […]

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