July 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer | July 19, 2016 5:30am
July 8, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | July 8, 2016 10:00am
I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.
by Terry Cowgill | July 8, 2016 5:30am
For observers of government like yours truly, there are few things in life more amusing than one government entity trying to divorce itself from its parent. And no, I’m not talking about last week’s Brexit vote, which, since it has such profound consequences for a large swath of the world, is hardly amusing.
Tags: Black Rock, Bridgeport, secession, David Walker, revaluation, mill rate, grand list, Joe Ganim, terry cowgill, dh
June 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 13, 2016 5:30am
Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim didn’t hesitate to single himself out Friday as the kind of person who would benefit from his city’s new Second Chance Society Initiative at a news conference at the Margaret Morton Government Center.
April 27, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 27, 2016 3:00pm
Bridgeport officials and police officers are imploring legislators to act before the end of the legislative session on a bill allowing law enforcement to ask a person to see their permit to carry a firearm, regardless of whether the individual was suspected of criminal activity.
Tags: NRA, CCDL, gun safety, firearms, carry permit, Joe Ganim, AJ Perez, Ed Gomes, Steve Stafstrom, Jack Kramer, dh
April 24, 2016
by Staff Report | April 24, 2016 10:21pm
April 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2016 2:26pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second budget proposal released earlier this week would not only reduce education funding for 139 towns, but it would eliminate most of the money lawmakers set aside last year to reduce local property taxes.
April 7, 2016
by Jermaine Smith | April 7, 2016 11:30am
March 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2016 2:15pm
Mayors from three of Connecticut’s largest cities traveled Friday to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to ask lawmakers not to reverse the property tax relief approved last year.
January 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 22, 2016 2:44pm
Connecticut will receive a $54.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve shoreline infrastructure and increase resiliency for future weather events.