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Entries Tagged as 'New Haven Independent'

In New Haven, Labor Backs MGM’s Bridgeport Casino Proposal

February 8th, 2018 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

From Christopher Peak, New Haven Independent: New Haven’s labor unions flexed their political muscle to back MGM Resorts’s proposed casino in Bridgeport, as a showdown begins over tribal nations’ competing plans.

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Ganim Chats About Blockbuster Storm, Life As Mayor, Run For Governor

January 4th, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim braved the snow on I-95 to appear Thursday on Dateline New Haven hosted by OIB friend Paul Bass, editor of the New Haven Independent. On a day like this how could you not kick off the interview without reminiscing about Bridgeport’s Socialist Mayor Jasper McLevy who served from 1933-57 and was credited […]

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“I Didn’t Do Nothing–Don’t Tase Me”–Dramatic Scene From Police Body Camera In New Haven

December 21st, 2017 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

The use of body cameras offers a dramatic portal into police work both how officers face dangers and confront situations. Our friends at the New Haven Independent published a video through a Connecticut Freedom of Information Act request that reveals a contrast of opinions as New Haven Police respond to an unarmed man with his hands in the […]

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Ganim-Harp Mayoral Bond Leads To BridgeHaven

October 3rd, 2017 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

While Governor Dan Malloy continues to wire development deals to Stamford where he once served as mayor, Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp have partnered on several fronts to bolster jobs and development. As the New Haven Independent’s Paul Bass reports they joined forces on a casino proposal and youth summer hoops […]

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Bass Hooks Ganim For Interview, ‘The Dangers Of Politics …They’re Watching You’–Ganim: They Should

August 24th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Why go back into politics where the feds could be watching you? OIB friend Paul Bass, editor of the New Haven Independent and host of Dateline New Haven on the affiliate radio station WNHH, interviewed Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday covering numerous topics including his comeback, running for governor, public financing of campaigns and sanctuary […]

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Harp Backs Ganim’s Clean-money Lawsuit

August 9th, 2017 · 21 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp supports Mayor Joe Ganim’s effort to participate in the public-financing system for his 2018 run for governor. The State Elections Enforcement Commission ruled against Ganim’s inclusion for Connecticut’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded campaigns based on his 2003 public corruption conviction. Ganim, who is challenging it in federal court, […]

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McCarthy Appointed Chief Of New Haven Labor Relations

July 5th, 2017 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

It’s been nearly 18 months since he’s been on the public payroll, but City Council President Tom McCarthy is now the director of Labor Relations for the City of New Haven, a position that was available to him last year that he turned down during his failed State Senate primary bid against Democratic incumbent Marilyn […]

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Will Another Butt Tax Hike Balance The State Budget On The Backs Of Poor People?

February 13th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

A sin tax is a go-to place for state bean counters to raise extra revenue to balance the books while asserting it could also help reduce major health issues. Critics argue, however, it disproportionately sucks financial oxygen from the poor, a debate lighting up the current session of the Connecticut General Assembly.

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