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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • As Weapons Ban Movement Grows, Some Perspective Is In Order

    If the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter. That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
  • On Day Of Confirmation Vote, Kee Borges Withdraws From Consideration As Hartford's Chief Operating Officer

    On Day Of Confirmation Vote, Kee Borges Withdraws From Consideration As Hartford's Chief Operating Officer
    Saundra Kee Borges, who was named the city's chief operating officer in March pending city council approval, withdrew from consideration for the job Monday. The council had been scheduled to vote on Kee Borges' appointment Monday night. Council...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Mayor's Shift On Flower Street Closure Upsets Business Owners, Residents

    Hartford Mayor's Shift On Flower Street Closure Upsets Business Owners, Residents
    Virginia Iacobucci said business declined at her coffeehouse when busway construction in December blocked cars from reaching it by using Flower Street. She now wonders if her business, La Paloma Sabanera, will survive if pedestrian and bike traffic from...
  • 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...
  • UConn's Hartford Site Should Complement Other Plans

    Where in downtown Hartford should the University of Connecticut locate its Greater Hartford campus? All things being equal, a place that enhances other state investments and city plans. UConn officials announced in November that they were planning to...
  • Mayor Puts Hartford On More Frugal Course

    Though it has not been a week for good news, there was a flicker of the positive in Hartford. Mayor Pedro Segarra released a $543.9 million budget proposal that would not raise taxes and would retain essential city services. For taxpayers who have seen...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Local Politician

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Local Politician
    1) Mayor Pedro Segarra, Hartford 550 Main St., 2nd Floor Hartford (860) 757-9500 mayor.hartford.gov   2) CT Senator Chris Murphy One Constitution Plaza, 7th Floor Hartford (860) 549-8463 chrismurphy.com   3) Mayor Scott Slifka, West...
  • Hartford Council Votes To Override Mayor's Veto Of Overtime, Hiring Freeze

    Signaling that it wants greater fiscal accountability as the city faces a projected $70 million deficit next year, the city council on Monday voted to override Mayor Pedro Segarra's veto of a proposal calling for a freeze on all overtime pay and hiring...
  • Hartford Must Stop Financial Foolishness

    When a city, like a family, is beset with financial difficulty, the sensible thing is to cut back, stretch every buck, manage tightly until things get better. Hartford has the looming red ink and is, finally, embracing the needed austerity. The city...
  • Episcopal Diocese Puts Hartford Headquarters On The Market

    Episcopal Diocese Puts Hartford Headquarters On The Market
    For more than a century, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has been headquartered in Hartford, the last six decades in a West End mansion that was a gift from the daughter of a wealthy local attorney. But now, the diocese appears ready to break with...