Dogged by state finances and poor approval ratings, Democratic Governor Dan Malloy announced on Thursday he will not seek another four-year term in 2018. This announcement will trigger a series of decisions by would-be candidates for statewide office be it governor or other constitutional positions such as comptroller and lieutenant governor.
Entries Tagged as 'Nancy Wyman'
April 13th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
February 26th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Ernie Trefz, a Bridgeport business community titan for decades whose Downtown-based Trefz Corporation owned dozens of McDonalds franchises, commercial real estate and apartment buildings, passed away Saturday morning. He was a major benefactor of the University of Bridgeport including a business school named for him. He was 84.
February 18th, 2017 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
When Bridgeport Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa hosted a fundraiser in November at his Madison Avenue restaurant it was billed as a general election rally to also commemorate the one-year anniversary of Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback. Backed by the political payroll and developers, with an all-star cast of city and state politicians, the chairman flexed […]
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December 27th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events
Will the state minimum wage increase to $20.20 in 2020? Nah, but there will be a push in the state legislature to increase it to $15 by then. News release from Governor Dan Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today is reminding Connecticut residents that the minimum wage in the state will be increasing from the […]
November 4th, 2016 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
On the one-year anniversary of his comeback win Thursday night about 250 pols, friends and supporters filled Testo’s Restaurant ballroom for a Democratic Town Committee fundraiser honoring Joe Ganim’s return to office. State elected dignitaries included Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen. The suggested contribution was $250 minimum. Prior to the event, […]
June 20th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics
Statement from Governor Dan Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman: Governor Malloy said, “During tragic times, we acted. When we saw wrong, we did what was right. After enduring a moment as a state that shook our collective conscience and jolted the soul, we banded together and stood up for common sense. We passed one […]
February 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy announced on Monday that Bridgeport will receive nearly $1.4 million from the Town Aid Road program that allows municipalities to use the funds for “construction of maintenance of highways and bridges, snow removal, the trimming and removal of trees, the installation of traffic signs and signals, and for providing and operating essential […]
January 13th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
Statement from Governor Dan Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman on General Electric’s departure. Governor Malloy said, “Today’s decision is a clear signal that Connecticut must continue to adapt to a changing business climate. Businesses care about transportation infrastructure, and we will continue to make new investments to create a more modern transportation future. Businesses care […]