Former City Councilman Ralph Mojica has filed paperwork to try to reclaim his former seat on the city’s legislative body challenging incumbents Denese Taylor-Moye and Jack Banta in the 131st District that covers the South End, Downtown and the West End. Big Mojo served on the council for several years. He supported Chris Caruso for [...]
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Paging Zombie Land–Can Mojica Drum Up The Mojo For A City Council Challenge? Election Year For The Council
April 30th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
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Why Is Anthony Musto Afraid Of Supporting A Good Government Bill That Prohibits City Employees From Serving On The City Council?
April 26th, 2013 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Democratic State Senator Anthony Musto is hearing it from constituents, in emails, phone calls, letters, letters to the editor, from readers of OIB and Connecticut Post. They want him to support a state legislative bill co-sponsored by Bridgeport State House members Jack Hennessy and Auden Grogins that would ban city employees from serving on the [...]
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Hennessy: Good Government Bill “Dead” Without More Local Support–State Legislative Wimps Duck Reform–Grogins Still Hopeful For Passage
April 21st, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
Update, Includes Petition: State Rep. Jack Hennessy’s legislative bill that would bar city employees from serving on the City Council doesn’t have a pulse without additional support from members of the city’s legislative delegation. “It’s dead. Without Bpt delegation support, the bill is dead,” declared Hennessy’s message in an email to OIB Saturday morning. But [...]
April 11th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council
Mike Marella, who served for more than 10 years on the City Council, is scheduled to return to the city’s legislative body at Monday night’s meeting replacing Bob Curwen who submitted his official letter of resignation two weeks ago after announcing in January he was leaving the council for family medical reasons. City Council members [...]
March 24th, 2013 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning
Mike Marella, who served for more than 10 years on the City Council, recently registered to vote in the city as he seeks to reposition himself for a spot on the city’s legislative body with the status of Councilman Bob Curwen’s activity on the council in question. Curwen announced in January he was leaving the [...]
March 19th, 2013 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
The musical chairs that is the Bridgeport City Council continued Monday night when Black Rock councilman Marty McCarthy announced his resignation and submitted a formal resignation letter today (Tuesday) while Bob Curwen announced he really didn’t mean to resign when he announced his resignation a few months ago. So he’s still technically a council member [...]
January 9th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Bob Curwen, one of the longest-serving City Council members who also co-chaired the Budget and Appropriations Committee for more than a decade, announced Monday night his resignation from the city’s legislative body to deal with some family health matters.