Call them McWalker. Republican candidate for governor John McKinney and running mate David Walker, a Bridgeport resident, announced on Tuesday they will merge their campaign finances to file an application on Wednesday (today) with the State Elections Enforcement Commission to qualify for a grant under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly financed races.
Entries Tagged as 'Nancy Wyman'
June 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
On the day Republican Mark Boughton dropped out of the race for governor because he did not have the financial firepower to qualify for public financing, the State Elections Enforcement Commission announced its latest round of public grants under the Citizens Election Program. News release from State Elections Enforcement Commission:
June 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Always fun to harass politicians, greet OIB readers and enjoy the camaraderie of neighbors on Black Rock Day.
March 28th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Democratic Governor Dan Malloy quietly on Friday officially announced he’s seeking another four-year term. Not exactly a revelation. Malloy has been publicly coy about another term, preferring to keep the focus on governing as Republican challengers position for the right to face him in November. But, if not verbally, Malloy has acted like a candidate […]
March 17th, 2014 · 9 Comments · News and Events
It was cold, but that didn’t stop your favorite pols from greeting their peeps for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Downtown on Monday. The Mayor’s Office loaded these images on Facebook.
February 4th, 2014 · 30 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
On the eve of the scheduled start to the state legislative session, Governor Dan Malloy was in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon to propose an increase in the state’s minimum wage. From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants Connecticut to be the first state to commit to meeting President Obama’s goal of a $10.10 […]
October 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Ed Caldwell was one of the good guys in city politics. Decent and caring, Caldwell goes back to an era when Bridgeport elected officials had real juice in Hartford. He served as a state senator from Bridgeport and also as state comptroller. His influence locally was such some of his political peers referred to him […]