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.
Entries Tagged as 'Paul Ganim'
March 17th, 2014 · 9 Comments · News and Events
November 18th, 2013 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education
With nearly $120,000 in campaign cash in the bank, Mayor Bill Finch is off to a mighty fundraising start at the midpoint of his second four-year term. Raising money will not be a problem for the mayor as he prepares for reelection in 2015. The larger questions: how will the next two budget cycles play […]
Tags: Americo Santiago·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Carmen Lopez·Chris Caruso·Dan Malloy·Ernie Newton·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Gomes·Mary-Jane Foster·Norm Pattis·Paul Ganim·Ralph Ford
September 19th, 2013 · 81 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Following last Tuesday’s drubbing of Democratic Party endorsed candidates for school board and City Council, opposition forces as well as establishment Dems are looking to the 2015 mayoral cycle and speculating about possible challengers to Mayor Bill Finch. What names are floating as possible contenders? Mary-Jane Foster, who challenged Finch in a 2011 mayoral primary, […]
August 21st, 2013 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, Library, News and Events
Monday night Gabrielle Parisi, an organizer for the community action group Citizens Working For A Better Bridgeport that hosted a candidates forum at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, observed all the school board candidates addressing the public featured solid credentials. She’s right. The six Democrats running in a September 10 primary for Board of Education […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Auden Grogins·Bob Keeley·Bobby Simmons·Brandon Clark·Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport·David Hennessey·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Gabrielle Parisi·Howard Gardner·Jack Hennessy·Jacqueline Kelleher·Katie Bukovsky·Max Medina·Paul Ganim·Sacred Heart University·Simon Castillo·Tom McCarthy
January 23rd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The political strategist who coined the battle cry Redemption and Opportunity for Ernie Newton’s comeback attempt for state senate last summer will try to place his own name on the ballot this year as a Democratic challenger to Republican Mayor Dick Moccia in Norwalk. Newton, the self-proclaimed Moses of his peeps, came up short, but one […]
January 3rd, 2013 · 6 Comments · News and Events
This is a classic OIB story brought to you by Dan Tepfer of the CT Post. A funeral director thought soaking a deceased with an accommodating bank account was the right send off. But Bridgeport Probate Judge Paul Ganim announced–over my dead … ruling! A local funeral home director who anticipated getting a nice present […]
November 26th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
In November 1998, Mayor Joe Ganim asked voters to approve a four-year term for mayor. Voters said yes. In November 2012, Mayor Bill Finch asked voters to approve mayoral appointment of school board members. Voters said no. Similarities and differences exist in each effort.