Fund struggles to define role in city

This year, the Democracy Fund is considering issues Arizona has been tackling since its public finance program began 15 years ago.

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In pivotal year, Democracy Fund fights ‘pay to play’ politics

With the Elm City facing its most competitive mayoral election in years, the city’s public finance system will face its biggest test yet.

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Fernandez LAW ’94 to enter mayoral race

Fernandez, CEO of the consulting firm Fernandez Advisors, will soon be joining the race to replace current Mayor John DeStefano Jr.

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Fourth candidate joins mayoral race

Henry Fernandez LAW ’94, the current chief executive officer of consulting firm Fernandez Advisors – a group that provides support for nonprofits and progressive movements nationwide – told the News on Monday that he is running for mayor. Fernandez, a former economic development administrator for the city and the co-founder of LEAP, a youth agency […]

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City judge may run for mayor

New Haven Judge Jack Keyes, 63, told the News on Friday that a “life in politics” has pushed him to consider running for mayor.

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Judge Jack Keyes considering mayoral run

New Haven Judge Jack Keyes, 63, told the News Friday that a “life in politics” has pushed him to consider running for mayor, and that he will make his decision within the next two weeks. Though Keyes cannot discuss his candidacy publicly until he resigns as probate judge, the New Haven Independent reported that he […]

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Democracy Fund presents plan to aldermen

The Democracy Fund requested additional money from the city in a Monday night Board of Aldermen meeting.

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Elicker, Holder-Winfield engage students

At a public kick-off event, Elicker met with a group of about 15 undergraduates last Saturday on Yale’s campus to introduce himself.

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Fight erupts at Toad’s, breaks Yorkside window

A fight that broke out at Toad’s Place around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning led to a broken Yorkside window and a number of police officers flooding the scene. According to a Toad’s employee who declined to be named, there was a “big brawl” outside and police officers at the scene were “trying to hold people down.” Police […]

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Funds tight in NHPS budget

Administrators of the New Haven public school system presented their proposed budget for the 2013-’14 fiscal year to the Board of Education on Monday night.

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DeStefano administration proposes charter reforms

New Haven’s charter revision commission is moving forward after holding four meetings soliciting public testimony.

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Following blizzard, housing complex fails inspection

More than half of the housing units at Church Street South, a publicly subsidized and privately owned housing structure in New Haven, failed public inspections last Wednesday.

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