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Entries Tagged as 'Quinnipiac University'

Q Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Background Checks For Gun Purchases, Oppose GOP Tax Plan, Back Special Counsel

November 15th, 2017 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Q Poll: In the wake of another massacre, American voters today support 95 – 4 percent, including 94 – 5 percent among voters in households where there is a gun, universal background checks for gun purchases, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.

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Jesus, Mary And Joseph! Litchfield County Pols Taste Ganim’s Chutzpah–Crashes Dem Event

October 9th, 2017 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Ah, the cashews on this guy! That’s what some pols say on both sides of the aisle. Mayor Joe Ganim knows a good party, even when he’s not invited. As CT Post reporter Neil Vigdor reports, “Joe Ganim didn’t resurrect his political career by waiting around for invitations.” The mayor’s been moving around the state […]

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UB Student Brainpower Connects A Bridge To Opportunity

December 8th, 2016 · 11 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

When college student creativity is available, you embrace it. Mayor Joe Ganim, unlike his predecessor Bill Finch, is leveraging the minds of University of Bridgeport students in the cause of marketing the city. Professor Susan Katz, who designed the OIB website, challenged her students in the Publicity Methods class to create a video, brochure and marketing […]

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Kohut’s Plan For Bridgeport Rising, Giving Wings To The Phoenix

September 19th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning

OIB asked one of the city’s preeminent policy wonks Jeff Kohut for his take on what he would do were he city development chief. Grab a cup of joe and check it out. Bridgeport has been in governmental/administrative and socioeconomic decline for the better part of six decades. There are many reasons for Bridgeport’s decline, […]

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Himes To Host Forum On Race Relations

July 22nd, 2016 · 13 Comments · News and Events

Congressman Jim Himes on Monday will host a forum to discuss current race relations in America, 6:30 p.m. at the Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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A Pearl, A Pol And A University Partnership

April 20th, 2016 · 8 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Update, Video: The ninth floor of the University of Bridgeport’s duPont Tower Room greets visitors with an exquisite expanse of Long Island Sound, a visual gem in Connecticut’s most populous city, what university president Neil Salonen describes “the pearl of the Connecticut coastline” and the “safest college campus in the state.” Tuesday night Mayor Joe Ganim […]

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‘Ugly! Fat! Stupid!’ Fifty Percent Of Americans Embarrassed With Trump As President

December 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events

Would you be embarrassed with Donald Trump as president? Half the country would. From the Q Poll:

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Stallworth, Maya And Salonen To Lead Ganim’s Transition Team

November 16th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

State Rep. Charlie Stallworth, outgoing Town Clerk Alma Maya and University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen will serve as tri-chairs of Mayor-elect Joe Ganim’s transition team scheduled to be announced Monday afternoon (today) at a news conference at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown.

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