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Entries Tagged as 'Tom Herrmann'

Regional Magnet School Building Making Progress

June 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events

From Mayor Finch: Mayor Bill Finch joined dignitaries from across the region and hundreds of workers to celebrate the topping off of the new Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School at a ceremony held on the construction site on Wednesday.

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A Shin And A Cock? Plus: Mayor, Union Budget Squeeze, And Herrmann Drops Out

June 16th, 2010 · 29 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, State Politics

This has got to be a bite in the butt for Connecticut native American tribes, including one local, that tried for decades to achieve federal recognition. And also not great news for the state’s two existing casinos. Shinnecocks, across the pond, win federal recognition. From the Hartford Courant:

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Can Someone Figure Out The Ferry Fight? Plus: Himes’ Pelosi Peel

June 9th, 2010 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, National Politics, State Politics

The city has a transportation jewel, the Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company terminal downtown. Some one million travelers each year traffic the city’s ferry terminal owned by the Bridgeport Port Authority. Many head over to Port Jefferson, Long Island from the city and surrounding suburbs, and some come over from the other side of the […]

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Can We All Get Along? Nah, Plus: The Congressional Race, And Milton Bond

May 25th, 2010 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, State Politics

Cecil Young has filed an ethics complaint against several City Council members following last Monday’s battle royal in which a host of local legislators were shouting, pointing, pushing, pulling, falling on benches and the floor. Yes indeed, another OIB moment.

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The Budget Vote, Jimmy’s Vote And Party Note

May 10th, 2010 · 15 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events, State Politics

Yikes. Work on the city budget is hardly finished, although the full City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on the $494 million spending plan that begins July 1.

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Russo Drops Out, Endorses Debicella, Plus: Boys Club Fight Looms

April 29th, 2010 · 13 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Former Bridgeport State Senator Rob Russo dropped out of the race for Congress today and endorsed Shelton State Senator Dan Debicella for the Republican nomination in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District, a 17-town region that takes in the state’s largest city and heavy GOP Fairfield County suburbs.

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Herrmann’s Long Nose For Money, Dick’s Dollars, SuBy’s Depo (Ouch) You Gotta Watch It

April 9th, 2010 · 30 Comments · Education, State Politics

Ah, the money battle. My buck’s bigger than your buck. Easton First Selectman Tom Herrmann, candidate for Congress, kicked out this statement the other day crowing about being the top GOP fundraiser, with $365,000 on hand, to blunt Democrat Jim Himes’ reelection. The numbers don’t lie. I have a financial and statistical advantage on my fellow Republican candidates, and the […]

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Will Shays Leave Russo On The Beach? Plus: No Gusto Against Musto, And Thanks A Lot Jodi, Love Mike

March 17th, 2010 · 8 Comments · State Politics

Mark Smith, citing family issues, has dropped out of contention for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic State Senator Anthony Musto who represents Trumbull and parts of Bridgeport and Monroe. That leaves Trumbull GOP Town Councilman David Pia as the lone challenger to Musto. No Dems, of yet, have stepped up to challenge Musto. There’s […]

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