A freedom of information request to the city by Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster reveals a bunch of lawyers financing Mayor Bill Finch’s reelection making small fortunes since the mayor assumed office including Bill Beccaro who controls a political action committee aligned with the mayor. Beccaro has made more than $250K from city taxpayers since the mayor assumed office [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Ralph Jacobs'
December 29th, 2010 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, News and Events, State Politics
What’s on your list of top Bridgeport stories? In June, a tornado struck buildings on the East Side and downtown including heavy damage to the Barnum Museum. On July 24 two city firefighters perished in the line of duty. On Oct. 30, President Obama visited the Arena at Harbor Yard to campaign for Democratic candidates. Three [...]
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August 23rd, 2010 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Politics, Civil Service, Development and Zoning, Library
“Together we are making Bridgeport the cleanest, greenest, safest most affordable city, with schools and neighborhoods that improve each year” … Mayor Bill Finch Like it or not everything Mayor Bill Finch does within the next year will be measured against the declaration above that he includes on just about every news release, statement, correspondence, [...]
February 17th, 2010 · 14 Comments · City Council, Civil Service, Development and Zoning, State Politics
The City Council approved a financial termination agreement Tuesday night hammered out by city lawyers and former Mayor Tom Bucci who represented ousted Civil Service Personnel Director Ralph Jacobs. Jacobs will receive $155,000, $90k within 10 days, followed by another $65k next January. Bucci will receive $15,000 in legal fees and Jacobs gets another $8,000 [...]
February 8th, 2010 · 18 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, State Politics
Update: Marilyn Moore is a pistol. A pol with passion. And I say pol in the best sense of the word (some pols don’t like being called pols), a bright feisty force you want on your side in a fight.