Challengers to Democratic-endorsed candidates for City Council have begun the petitioning process for the September 16 primary. They will need certified signatures from five percent of registered Dems in their respective districts to qualify for the ballot.
Entries Tagged as 'Tom McCarthy'
July 22nd, 2015 · 26 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bob Halstead·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·Jose Casco·Katie Bukovsky·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Rich Paoletto·Tom McCarthy·Tyreke Bird
July 22nd, 2015 · 138 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim hoped for a winning strategy that landed him 45 votes at the Democratic Town Committee endorsement with a tie broken by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Ganim came up four votes short to Mayor Bill Finch who was endorsed for a third four-year term at Testo’s Restaurant by a tally of 49-41. […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Alma Maya·Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Dennis Scinto·Don Clemons·Fleeta Hudson·Gil Hernandez·Hernan Illingworth·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Olson·Kadisha Coates·Larry Osborne·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Mark Trojanowski·Mary-Jane Foster·Mike Marella·Mitch Robles·Ralph Ford·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Tom Mulligan·Warren Blunt
July 21st, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
I love you, I need you, I want you. They’re being schmoozed and boozed, urged, cajoled, worked, and some promised this and that. They’re popular today, perhaps not so Tuesday night depending on how the 90 members of the Democratic Town Committee cast their endorsement vote for mayor, Bill Finch or Joe Ganim, at Testo’s […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Dennis Scinto·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Gil Hernandez·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Olson·Larry Osborne·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Mark Trojanowski·Martha Santiago·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Mike Marella·Mitch Robles·Ralph Ford·Scott Hughes·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Warren Blunt
July 17th, 2015 · 14 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.
Tags: AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Brett Broesder·Chris Rosario·Dick Blumenthal·Ezequiel Santiago·Jim Himes·John Fabrizi·Lydia Martinez·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Steelpointe Harbor·Tom McCarthy
July 9th, 2015 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
In a jammed, steamy Captain’s Cove Seaport Wednesday night, Mayor Bill Finch kicked off his reelection campaign telling more than 500 supporters “I’m proud to stand here before you and say that our city is in the midst of a major comeback!”
June 25th, 2015 · 37 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
News release from Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster Mary-Jane Foster, candidate for mayor in the Democratic Primary, today called for an independent operational and financial audit of the city’s Tax Collector Department. “We are seeing very serious management deficiencies in this department, which is putting our precious tax dollars at risk,” the candidate said.
June 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The city is hoping Bridgeport native Blagys and his nonprofit Wakeman Boys & Girls Club, which is based in Fairfield with locations at 2414 Fairfield Ave. in Bridgeport and within Fairfield’s McKinley’s Elementary School, will establish Wakeman’s respected brand at the North End club.
June 4th, 2015 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
The bizarre ending to the General Assembly left some legislative casualties such as the Bridgeport government reform bill, Governor Dan Malloy’s Second Chance initiative and body cameras required for municipal police officers. Looks like the legislature is headed for a special session to address the latter two issues. The reform bill must wait until next […]