The campaign to vaccinate Connecticut’s poorest streets came to a Bridgeport neighborhood where 25% of residents live in poverty.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s latest COVID-19 order bars municipal officials from prohibiting travel in their communities or ordering residents to “shelter-in-place.”.
The result was hardly a surprise as courts generally are reluctant to intrude in elections in the absence of overwhelming evidence of wrongdoing.
Mike Jarjura improbably won re-election as Waterbury’s mayor as a write-in candidate in 2005.
The Bridgeport mayoral campaign of Marilyn Moore says it will file a formal complaint alleging absentee ballot fraud, but it has yet to make a specific claim.
Marilyn Moore puzzled Democrats by demanding Gov. Ned Lamont investigate her suspicions of absentee ballot fraud in the mayoral primary she lost Tuesday to Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim.
The loser of a close mayoral primary in Bridgeport, Marilyn Moore explored Wednesday whether a case can be made for overturning the results, obtaining a line on the November ballot or continuing as a write-in candidate.
Primaries in three of Connecticut’s four largest cities today are reminders that even mayors who become figures in statewide politics are not immune to local challenges.
Forget a casino deal for Bridgeport on the final day of 2019 session. But in a special session? Stay tuned.
Mayor Joe Ganim wants $100 million in public financing and exclusive online gambling rights for the tribes if they bring a casino to Bridgeport.
Is Connecticut’s capital is ready to join its largest city, Bridgeport, in returning a corrupt former mayor to City Hall? Eddie A. Perez is ready to find out.
Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim was more aggressive Tuesday in questioning why Ned Lamont might be reluctant to support a convicted extortionist for governor than Lamont was in challenging Ganim’s fitness to lead Connecticut after seven years in prison for using his office to routinely shake down city contractors for bribes.
FAIRFIELD — Try as he might, Joseph P. Ganim could not provoke Ned Lamont into an argument Thursday, failing to draw the Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner into any exchange capable of altering the dynamics of a race that never stray far from one question: Can Ganim, a convicted extortionist, be a credible statewide candidate?
BRIDGEPORT — On a waterfront crowded with stories of disappointment and promise, some dating back to his first tenure in city hall here in the 1990s, Mayor Joseph P. Ganim jumped on the back of a pickup truck Monday to accept the endorsement by four trade unions of a campaign that is testing the notion of whether Connecticut is ready to elect an ex-con as governor.
On a day when Ned Lamont toured a public school preparing to talk about education funding, he got an awkward lesson about what how easily a candidate can be jostled off message — especially when faced by an unconventional and aggressive rival, Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim.