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Bridgeport Turnout Key For Malloy, Himes

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A Democrat has not  been elected governor in Connecticut since 1986. Unaffiliated voters in the gubernatorial cycle break Republican. Connecticut voters enjoy the torture of a GOP governor and Democratic legislature. Lowell Weicker, the Republican U.S. senator who lost his seat to Joe Lieberman in 1988 started the anti-Dem gubernatorial trend with his election as an independent […] [Read More]
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The Mayor’s Battle Cry

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In Mayor Bill Finch’s annual address to the City Council Monday night he said this: When I was elected, I promised to make Bridgeport the cleanest, greenest, safest, most affordable city, with schools and neighborhoods that improve each year. While I believe we’ve done much to satisfy those goals, much remains to be done. What […] [Read More]
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Will Women Rescue Dick From Linda?

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Is Dick dead? Not yet. According to today’s Q poll Democrat Dick Blumenthal leads his Republican opponent Linda McMahon by six points to fill Chris Dodd’s U.S. Senate seat. Yes, it’s close. But here’s what I’m looking at…the female vote. He has a nice lead among female voters, the same voting bloc that saved Bill Clinton. McMahon has failed to persuade women that […] [Read More]
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Does The Budget Crunch Only Impact Little Guys?

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Budget problem? What budget problem? The city has paid through the years millions of dollars to outside legal firms. Here’s another example of City Attorney Mark Anastasi’s mantra that he doesn’t have enough inhouse expertise, although he cites the following, according to the accomplishment section of the city budget, “Substantially reduced the office’s reliance on outside legal […] [Read More]
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Mayor And Chief Take To The Streets

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How’s this for your Friday night, grab a cup of joe and do something of a walking tour with Acting Police Chief Joe Gaudett and Mayor Bill Finch. Of course, we’re talking 11 p.m. The mayor and chief have scheduled weekly late night walks in response to a spike in crime. “Take Back Our Neighborhood Walks.” The […] [Read More]
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