Board of Education member Howard Gardner takes the wood to Bill Finch about the mayor’s commitment to city schools. In a commentary also published byRead more
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Is Vallas Playing A “Stick Up” Game For Health Insurance?
Even as Paul Vallas is preparing to walk out the door after more than two years as school chief, the nails-against-the-blackboard irritation continues. His latest issue withRead more
You Decide: The What Ifs In The Paul Vallas School Board Case
The Connecticut Supreme Court Monday morning heard from the Paul Vallas side arguing he’s the goods; heard from the anti-Vallas side he must be removedRead more
Vallas, Facing Certification Challenge, To Appear On Bridgeport Now Show
Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas is scheduled to take live calls tonight (Tuesday) on Bridgeport Now, the cable show co-hosted by Jennifer Buchanan. The program startsRead more
Did You Make The List Of Top 100 City Employee Wage Earners? Cops Tops On List, Mayor Trails Far Behind
Hey, there’s more than one reason to make friends with a cop. OIB has received a list of the top city employee wage earners forRead more
The Power Of The Pulpit–Is Pastor Bennett Considering A Mayoral Run?
The next mayoral election is 2015, but if you want to build coalitions, speak out on issues and poise yourself as mayoral timber, it’s notRead more
Rev. Bennett: Chaos Or Community?
The Rev. Anthony L. Bennett is senior pastor of Mount Aery Baptist Church. He was among several city ministers who urged a no vote toRead more
The Power Of Organized Opposition And A Large Voter Turnout Defeat Ballot Question
What did we learn from the defeat of the education ballot question? The traditional Democratic Party apparatus, even well financed, is vulnerable to defeat inRead more