The Dem and GOP conventions start tonight. You wanna be a delegate? Or an alternate, at least? Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa has been scrambling for folks to go to Hartford in place of delegates who cannot, or don’t want to, go to Hartford for a couple of days. Bridgeport has 77 delegates to the state convention, the most [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Rudy Marconi'
May 21st, 2010 · 20 Comments · City Politics, Cops, State Politics
Tags: Bill Finch·Brendan Sharkey·Dan Malloy·Don Clemons·Ed Gomes·Eze Santiago·Gathering of the Vibes·George Jepsen·Joe Lieberman·John DeStefano·Mario Testa·Mary Glassman·Michael Fedele·Ned Lamont·Rudy Marconi·Sal DiNardo·Seaside Park·Susan Bysiewicz
Is P.T. In West End Or Black Rock? Suit Expected In P.T. Deaths, Marconi Telegraphs Ned, And Let Merrick Speak
May 13th, 2010 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics
It’s time to start a fight. Geographically, where is P.T. Barnum Apartments located? My friends at the Connecticut Post write West Side. I say West End; but, but, but if we’re gonna place our beloved Captain’s Cove Seaport in Black Rock just a spit behind P.T. mustn’t we include P.T. in Black Rock?
April 28th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
I chatted with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont this morning after the governor candidates’ forum at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. I asked him to state his position with respect to a casino for the city. I had wondered if city pols, led by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa, were pushing him to a position he didn’t [...]
April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · State Politics
Declaring himself a long shot, Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi, who says tolls will help solve the state’s massive deficit, officially announced his Democratic candidacy for governor today. From the Marconi campaign:
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March 25th, 2010 · 9 Comments · State Politics
It’s all about the cities, baby! At least as far the Democratic gubernatorial candidates are concerned. The candidate who emerges as the standard bearer of the party will need a juicy turnout in November to defeat the Republican candidate. (And let’s not forget about the potential August primary.) Tonight at 7:00pm (if the technology works, [...]
February 26th, 2010 · 18 Comments · State Politics
Update: News release from Congressman Jim Himes: Himes Gives Back Rangel Campaign Contributions Washington, D.C. – Following a ruling against Ways & Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (NY-15) by the House Ethics Committee, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced that he will donate to charity the contributions Mr. Rangel made to his campaign.
Tags: Chris Shays·City Lights Gallery·Dan Debicella·Dan Malloy·Dick Blumenthal·George Jepsen·Jeff Kohut·Jim Himes·Joe Ganim·Joe Lieberman·John McKinney·Linda McMahon·Merrick Alpert·Michael Daly·Michael Fedele·Ned Lamont·Paul Ganim·Peter Schiff·Rob Russo·Rob Simmons·Rudy Marconi·Susan Bysiewicz·Tom Foley
February 9th, 2010 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Afternoon Update: Sometimes timing dictates candidate appeal. And sometimes an incumbent falling on his face opens the door to someone new and different. Other times, candidates must work their ass off to makes things happen. And sometimes, plain old luck becomes a pol’s best friend. It’s been a challenging two-plus years in office for Mayor Bill Finch, former [...]
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Bridgeport Bluefish·Carlos Silva·Carmen Lopez·Chris Caruso·Don Clemons·Jodi Rell·John Fabrizi·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Rudy Marconi·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·University of Bridgeport