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Wanna Derail The Jail? Call Eileen Daily

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These are the members of the State Bond Commission that will be asked in the new year to approve funding of Governor Jodi Rell’s push to place a juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East Side. M. Jodi Rell, Governor and Chairman Robert L. Genuario, Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management […] [Read More]
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A Little Help From Friends

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Quite a collection of pols, public officials and community activists have come to the defense of City Councilman Bob Walsh who’s phone rant to council partner Evette Brantley has the legislative body going where it has never gone before: what to do about a member race accusation? What would be appropriate action is unclear. I’ve seen […] [Read More]
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Egad, Emails And Phone Messages

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Be careful of your phone messages! Veteran City Council member Bob “Troll” Walsh is taking heat for a phone message he left for his council district partner Evette Brantley after she took an opposing position from Walsh regarding the developer of Steel Point, a 52-acre redevelopment project. Walsh doesn’t like the deal signed by the Finch administration […] [Read More]
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What Dodd Must Do

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My friend Jonathan Kantrowitz is a loyal advocate on behalf of Chris Dodd, and it will be surrogates that may yet persuade angry voters that Connecticut’s senior senator is the goods that can bring home the goods. But Dodd has a lot of work to do. Dodd’s cratering in public opinion polls is not exclusive to […] [Read More]
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P.T. Committee Statement

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The folks that assembled a shadow committee as a check on a task force that Mayor Bill Finch created to examine safety features at P.T. Barnum Apartments following a fire that killed a young mom and three children have done a reversal. At least when it comes to attending the mayor’s task force. They had pushed […] [Read More]
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