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Entries Tagged as 'Toni Harp'

‘If He Wins The Governor’s Office You Know This Is A Movie’

January 3rd, 2018 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim made it official Wednesday morning declaring his candidacy for governor asserting he wants cities to drive a new Connecticut economy. Ganim made his announcement this morning on the WPLR radio show hosted by the jocular Chaz and AJ. He later met the media after filing his paperwork. Ganim issued this statement, “I am […]

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Ganim Gears Up For Governor, Formal Announcement Next Week

December 27th, 2017 · 73 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: video from Doing It Local. He ran on a second-chance message that resurrected him as chief executive of Connecticut’s largest city in 2015 and now Mayor Joe Ganim is gearing up for a 2018 statewide run in which he’ll tout a new Connecticut economy with cities as the economic drivers. Ganim is expected to […]

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For Ganim, Mayor Harp Music To Ears–He Has Company

December 16th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim has logged numerous miles to delegate-rich New Haven as he ponders a run for governor with an eye on the Democratic convention in May where he’ll need 15 percent delegate support to qualify for a presumed August primary. He’s built a partnership with Mayor Toni Harp, a former state senator, for a […]

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Ganim, Harp Pitch BridgeHaven To Amazon

October 17th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp have joined forces for a regional pitch to Amazon for its planned HQ2. See video above.

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Mickey Makes Case For MGM, Amazon

October 16th, 2017 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mickey Herbert, president of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, enjoys an entrepreneurial spirit that he’s put into words and action, be it health care or sports entertainment. In his latest Mickey’s Mail eblast to his business community constituency, he muses about the potential of Amazon HQ2 and MGM’s proposal to build a waterfront gaming enterprise, as […]

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Ganim-Harp Mayoral Bond Leads To BridgeHaven

October 3rd, 2017 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

While Governor Dan Malloy continues to wire development deals to Stamford where he once served as mayor, Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp have partnered on several fronts to bolster jobs and development. As the New Haven Independent’s Paul Bass reports they joined forces on a casino proposal and youth summer hoops […]

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‘It’s Funded, Shovel-Ready,’ Pitching Bridgeport As An MGM Star, Waterfront Casino Proposed

September 19th, 2017 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Declaring MGM Bridgeport can be “a major economic force, a top-tier entertainment resort, and an essential contributor to this community,” MGM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren, a Bridgeport native, on Monday shared details of a $675 million waterfront resort for the East End creating thousands of construction and permanent jobs, a guarantee $8 […]

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Harp Backs Ganim’s Clean-money Lawsuit

August 9th, 2017 · 21 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp supports Mayor Joe Ganim’s effort to participate in the public-financing system for his 2018 run for governor. The State Elections Enforcement Commission ruled against Ganim’s inclusion for Connecticut’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded campaigns based on his 2003 public corruption conviction. Ganim, who is challenging it in federal court, […]

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