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Entries Tagged as 'Tyrone McClain'

Tyrone Powers To Himes’ Congressional District Office

September 14th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

After nearly six years as a key inner-office staffer for Mayor Bill Finch directing the city’s legislative affairs, Tyrone McClain will soon start a new position as district director for Congressman Jim Himes overseeing constituent services and supervising congressional staffers who cover the 17 communities of Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District.

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“Focused Deterrence” To Target Gun Violence–Mayor In DC To Address Need For Airport Safety

June 21st, 2012 · 9 Comments · News and Events

Governor Dannel Malloy today was joined by federal, state and local officials to announce a program to curb gun violence in Connecticut cities. Mayor Bill Finch could not attend the meeting with Malloy. He was in Washington meeting with transportation officials about safety measures at Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The airport is owned by the city, […]

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Finch’s Political Prunes, Plus: Port Authority Twist

July 21st, 2009 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Noon update: Mayor Bill Finch doesn’t know this yet but a political time bomb is ticking in his mayoralty. It’s not necessarily an explosion that will happen overnight. Tick. Tick. Tick. But it will happen. Tick. Tick. Tick. Unless hizzoner hears the alarm fairly soon. Tick. Tick. Tick. Because the political bomb in Finch’s mayoralty. […]

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Do You Guys Talk? Plus: Squeaker Of The House

July 10th, 2009 · 78 Comments · City Council, State Politics

Ah, and you thought we were done writing about the Bridgeport Port Authority? Okay, last week city resident Nancy Hadley, former Bridgeport director of economic development, fired off an email letter to state officials including State Senator Don DeFronzo, chairman of the Transportation Committee, expressing concern about a potential legislative override of Gov. Jodi Rell’s […]

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Someone Please Crack A Joke

January 8th, 2009 · 38 Comments · State Politics

Yuck. Did you catch Governor Jodi Rell’s maudlin speech to the state legislature on Wednesday? Jesus, it sounded like a funeral. Did somebody die? I was waiting for the bagpipes to roll in. Bridgeport-born Jim Amann was shedding tears, but that was because he’s no longer the swinging dick in the House of Representatives. Talk […]

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