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Watch Out For The Amateurs; And Irish Impressions Count

March 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments · National Politics, State Politics

You check out the parade today? It’s a sweet day. I like hanging out around the Barnum Museum area. If you’re going to heckle politicians, might as well have P.T. watching your back. Yo Bill. Hey Big Mac. Is that you Bob Curwen? How’s the budget going? This way to the egress!

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Malloy In Pol Pod, Says He’s Prepared To Lead, State Should Be City Partner, Plus: Jacobs Nears Settlement

January 29th, 2010 · 44 Comments · Civil Service, Development and Zoning, Interviews, News and Events, State Politics

Former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy, a leading contender for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, steps into the Pol Pod, and he’s not bashful about what he’d do as governor including weighing in on Governor Jodi Rell’s proposed  juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East Side. It doesn’t belong in Bridgeport, he says.

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New Q Poll, Plus: Himes On Health, And Okay Class, We Need Ideas For A City Welcome Wagon

November 12th, 2009 · 59 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Morning Update: Hey, I’ve just returned from four days in Pinehurst, NC where Frederick Law Olmsted, designer of Seaside Park, created a New England Village in the south. It’s a mighty fine place to chase golf balls and pamper yourself in a world-class spa. I posted the past few days from my trusty notepad while I […]

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Jim Himes Visits Pol Pod, Plus: Hanging Out At Épernay And Waiting For Moses

October 2nd, 2009 · 54 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Interviews, News and Events, State Politics

Congressman Jim Himes touched base with OIB on Friday to chat about a variety of subjects including Joe Biden’s campaign visit for him on Monday, stimulus spending, health care and the beleaguered Congress Street Bridge. Himes had a full day making a number of stops at events in the Fourth Congressional District. Health care is topic number one […]

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Merrick Alpert Visits, Mother Rell’s Keno, GOP Speaks, The Blonde Banshee, And Clemons

May 29th, 2009 · 36 Comments · Education, State Politics

Chris Dodd’s mired in a mortgage-load of dung and it doesn’t look like things will get better for Connecticut’s senior senator any time soon. The Q Poll released this week validates Dodd’s leaky ship. Most revealing to me in the poll, however, wasn’t Dodd’s obvious general election issues, it was more how close his announced primary opponent Merrick […]

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Can You Spare A Few Votes? Plus: Mayoral Appointments, And Do It Downtown

July 28th, 2008 · 69 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Media, State Politics

Politics and personalities can be a big pain in the ass. All you have to do is look at Mayor Bill Finch’s relationship with the City Council. The Connecticut Post has caught up to a story that OIB has been following for a few months–selection of bond counsel that advises the city on a variety […]

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