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2009 EDUCATION BUDGET FLASHBACK: While teachers gave back to the city, two principals were set to receive a nine percent pay increase

Cross post from HatCityBLOG The bad blood between the City Council and the Board of Ed (as well as Mayor Boughton new found line-in-the-sand attitude over the education budget) has been brewing for

Rejection of education budget results in proposed elimination of full-time kindergarden, teacher layoffs, closing of Mill Ridge Intermediate School

Cross post from HatCityBLOG In advance of tonight’s Education budget meeting at City Hall, word is being spread that, due to the mayor’s rejection of the Board of Education’s budget request, school

VIDEO: City of Danbury 2010-11 budget presentation

Cross post from HatCityBLOG From the April city council meeting, here’s video footage of the 2010-11 budget presentation. I’ll re-broadcast the budget presentation, and give my commentary on elements

Exposing lies from anti-immigrant fanatic Elise Marciano is TOO easy

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Samples of some of the signs held by members of the Untied States Citizens for Immigration and Law Enforcement at their so-called “rally” against health care reform in

Who’s watching the store?

Cross post from HatCityBLOG While facing one of the toughest budget presentations in recent memory tomorrow, here’s a sneak peek into the mayor’s schedule for today… CROMWELL — Seven Republican

Debunking the Boughton defense

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Attorney Peter Goselin wrote a beautiful piece that debunks comments of Mark Boughton and those who defended his invitation to last week’s immigration forum at UConn. There

Local immigrants rights group stands in solidarity with UConn Latino Law Students Association

A cross post from HatCityBLOG The Danbury Alliance played a critical role in the 2008 protest against the city’s 287g partnership proposalCity Hall March 2008. Photo by CTBlogger. In a letter sent to

CT SEN: Simmons new web ad targets McMahon and the WWE

Claiming that the drug enforcement policy of Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment was not in effect between 1996 and 2006, The Simmons camp released a new web ad that targets the deaths of

John McGowan wants to be the seven trillion dollar man

Cross post from HatCityBLOG When it comes to strange things, just when you think you’ve seen it all, John McGowan (a.k.a. Mr. Pseudolaw) takes irrational behavior to a whole new level. McGowan, the

Boughton decides not to attend immigration forum…

Cross post from HatCityBLOG …while throwing his trademark temper tantrum we’ve all come to love, and taking a swipe at those who were offended by his presence on the panel. After a group of Latino