Updated 2:50 p.m. May 24, 2022. City Attorney R. Christopher Meyer last week issued a legal opinion declaring City Council President Aidee Nieves had noRead more
Tag: Tom White
Will City Council Independence Endure?
Former Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez shares this follow-up commentary examining the process for Bridgeport’s legislative body to coalesce independence from the executive branch ofRead more
White, Lee Chronicle Bridgeport’s Financial Oversight
Former City Councilman and Legislative Assistant Tom White joins fiscal scrutineer John Marshall Lee in a walk down memory lane about the city’s evolving financialRead more
On Valentines Day, Chief Perez Honored For Love Of Cats
Police Chief AJ Perez loves animals and he’ll be recognized for his affection on Valentine’s Day. State Rep. Jack Hennessy and Annie Hornish, director ofRead more
White: Junk City Council Junkets
Former City Councilman Tom White, who also served as staff liaison to the legislative body, thinks junkets by city legislators are nothing but a puppet-showRead more
City Council Junket Debate, Good For Taxpayers Or Waste Of Money?
Waste of taxpayer dollars or prudent lobbying work on behalf of the city? The majority of the 20-member City Council are in Washington DC thisRead more
Former City Councilman Urges Ganim To Back Trump’s Immigration Policy
In a letter to Mayor Joe Ganim, former City Councilman Tom White writes, “I urge you to reestablish communications personally with Donald Trump and exploreRead more
Federal Court Of Appeals Sides With City In White’s Job Loss Complaint
A three-panel federal appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that Tom White’s First Amendment rights were not violated when, he claimed, his positionRead more