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Pedro E. Segarra

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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...
  • Another Hartford Audit Confirms Culture Of Sloppiness

    Yet another audit indicates that Hartford's finance department is like a car that is not running on all cylinders. Mayor Pedro Segarra may need to take it to a new mechanic. A recently released audit of the department's payroll unit by chief auditor H....
  • New City Manager Will Help Hartford Get Back On Track

    The decision by Saundra Kee Borges to withdraw from consideration as Hartford's chief operating officer offers Mayor Pedro Segarra a chance to move the management of the city in a new direction. He would be wise to do so. After serving as interim COO...
  • Segarra Refuses To Blame Car Saga On Drunken Librarians

    Jared Kupiec, recently deposed chief of staff for Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, came under renewed scrutiny last week because he supposedly: a. Snorted caviar off a city-owned iPad. b. Tried to sneak stolen lobsters through the Stop and Shop self-...
  • A Tax Drawback To State Buying Buildings

    Thanks to Connecticut's property tax system, what ought to be great news for Hartford instead has some residents worried that they are getting more of the cloud than the silver lining. The good news is that the state is buying two major office buildings...
  • Let Kishimoto Finish Her Test

    The Hartford school board and Mayor Pedro Segarra are faced with an important decision concerning Hartford public schools: Should they change leadership, thereby potentially disrupting progress made to date? Or should they renew the contract of...
  • Hartford Oversight Lax As Municipal Golf Courses Went Downhill

    Hartford Oversight Lax As Municipal Golf Courses Went Downhill
    The many hundreds of bicyclists who took part in Saturday's Discover Hartford Tour got to see historic sites, downtown buildings, colleges — and the shabby condition of the city's two municipally owned golf courses in Keney and Goodwin parks. This...
  • No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
  • Pro-Am Hoops League Departs — Could It Rebound To Hartford?

    The abrupt departure of the Greater Hartford Pro-Am summer basketball league from Hartford is not of the scope of the Whalers leaving the capital. But for those who love hoops and lament the lack of positive summer diversions for city youth, the move is...
  • Shooting Deaths Highlight Need To Ban Underage Parties At Bars

    Shooting Deaths Highlight Need To Ban Underage Parties At Bars
    The recent shooting death of yet another young man outside a downtown Hartford night spot gives additional reason to change the law on so-called 18-and-over parties in bars. It's now OK for those 18, 19 and 20 years old to patronize night clubs, as long...
  • Choice Of Hartford's School Chief Critical

    One of the MetroHartford Alliance's five strategic goals is to "retain, develop, recruit and engage a diverse and talented pool of employees and entrepreneurs." Achieving that goal is critical to retaining our invaluable roster of private employers and to...