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Eddie A. Perez

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  • What's Good, Bad In Hartford Charter Proposals

    When Hartford's charter was adopted in 2002, it wisely created an automatic review process every decade so that residents could make whatever changes were deemed necessary. A decade has passed. The 11-member charter revision commission has begun its...
  • CRRA Lawsuit Shines Light On Murky World Of Influence

    CRRA Lawsuit Shines Light On Murky World Of Influence
    Matthew J. Hennessy's lawsuit against the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority plays a useful role in calling attention to questionable relationships within the murky world of insider influence peddling. Call it the angry response of a disappointed...
  • Lawsuit Over Regional Trash Agency Contract Provides Glimpse Into Capitol Communications

    A bitter lawsuit that charges favoritism and illegal lobbying provides a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes communications and inner workings of government at the state Capitol. The pitched battle between two high-profile Hartford Democrats has been...
  • Ritter's Lobbying Raises Questions

    When is a lobbyist not a lobbyist? The answer, according to the complicated state laws that determine who's allowed to influence government officials in decision-making (which is what lobbying is, pretty much), is: When a person lobbies a public official...
  • Teachers Union Opposes Nomination Of Charter School Executive To State Board Of Education

    Teachers Union Opposes Nomination Of Charter School Executive To State Board Of Education
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nomination of a charter school executive to the state Board of Education has met with a brushfire of opposition from a teachers union. Earlier this month, Malloy nominated Andrea Comer, 47, chief operating officer for the...
  • Hartford Board Rejects Contract Extension For Kishimoto

    Hartford Board Rejects Contract Extension For Kishimoto
    The school board Tuesday night rejected Superintendent Christina Kishimoto's request for a two-year contract extension that would have kept her in charge of Hartford's education reform efforts through mid-2016. Mayor Pedro Segarra said that he was "very...
  • Perez Appeal Will Be Heard Later This Winter

    Former Mayor Eddie Perez's appellate case will not be heard by a judge until at least February, an appellate court clerk said Tuesday. Although the case was put on a court docket that reads "court dates are expected to be Jan. 2 to 23," the clerk said...
  • Appellate Court Sets Former Mayor's Appeal Hearing For January

    A hearing on an appeal from former Hartford Mayor Eddie A. Perez has been scheduled for January. Perez's appeal to Appellate Court is expected to be heard sometime between Jan. 2 and 23, according to a court docket listing cases for next month. An...
  • Hartford Mayor Vows Kupiec's Arrest Won't Degrade Public's Confidence

     Hartford Mayor Vows Kupiec's Arrest Won't Degrade Public's Confidence
    Mayor Pedro Segarra said Wednesday that although he was at first "extremely angry" about the actions of Jared Kupiec, his former chief of staff, he won't let Kupiec's arrest sway the public's trust in city hall, something he's worked to rebuild. "We...
  • Hartford Councilman Proposes Ban On Use Of City Credit Cards

    Councilman Kenneth Kennedy on Monday introduced a proposal that would ban the use of all city purchasing cards or credit cards used by city employees for travel, dining and other expenses. Kennedy said he made the proposal after reviewing some...
  • DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'

    DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'
    Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11. "You...