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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Treasurer's Connections With Broker Don't Look Good

    Federal authorities were in Hartford last week looking for documents and communications between the city and an insurance broker, Hybrid Insurance Group, which, it is alleged, failed to pay nearly $670,000 in premiums to two carriers for school board...
  • Students Waiting For Magnets Losing Out

    As a parent, I believe that a great education can level the playing field and create opportunity for all kids, regardless of their family background. In Hartford, unfortunately, many kids aren't receiving a great education. The board of education...
  • Trayvon Martin Case Fuels Call To Action

    There are many deeply troubling things about the murder of Trayvon Martin, not least of which is that, three months after George Zimmerman was found innocent, we seem to have stopped troubling ourselves about it. You remember what happened. Trayvon, a...
  • Crime & Punishment: Yale is Missing Its Squirrels

    Crime & Punishment: Yale is Missing Its Squirrels
    The divorce case of perennial candidate Lee Whitnum has taken yet another odd turn. Whitnum, a 53-year-old Greenwich woman who received only a handful votes in each of her biennial campaigns for office, was briefly married to a man 25 years her senior. He...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Aide's Car Issue Exemplifies City Hall's Culture Of Sloppiness

    Ex-Aide's Car Issue Exemplifies City Hall's Culture Of Sloppiness
    When Jared Kupiec resigned last month as Mayor Pedro Segarra's chief of staff, Mr. Segarra saw it as an opportunity to rebuild and restructure his administration. We urge him to do that; specifically, to find someone with a sharp pencil and a green...
  • Time To Bring Car-Sharing Service To Downtown Hartford?

    With the University of Connecticut moving its Greater Hartford campus to downtown Hartford, and with a handful of new residential developments on the drawing board, already challenging traffic and parking problems could get worse. One way to help...
  • 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...
  • Politicians, experts talk on “Power of the Hispanic Market”

     
    Just a day before the kickoff of the Career Expo in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)  presents “Power of the Hispanic Market,” an event that will feature political and business...