Tag Archives: budget

A Message from the Chairman (07/19/2010)

A sad chapter in this city’s history appears to have now closed and I for one am glad to see its passing. During the past few weeks, we have witnessed the Common Council’s Democratic leadership repeatedly attempt to usurp the power of a duly elected mayor. Their attempts included false claims that the mayor violated […]

McNamara’s “secret” rally

Tonight the Common Council of New Britain will hold a special meeting at 5:15 PM. According the Michael Trueworthy the one agenda item will be to overturn the Mayor’s veto appropriating $20,000 dollars for the Common Council to retain outside counsel to weigh in on the dispute regarding the Mayor’s budget veto. In related news, […]

DTC to hold “open dialogue”

On their website Democratic Chairman McNamara announced that the DTC will be holding an “open dialogue” on the municipal budget and the city education system. The NBRTC urges all concerned citizens to attend this meeting and ask hard questions of the democratic leadership. For instance, we would like to know: How can the Democrats on […]

Reflections from Last Night’s Meeting

Last night at the Common Council meeting two controversial issues were added  to the agenda at the last minute. This in itself is a contentious tactic that Aldermen Sherwood and Trueworthy have employed multiple times in the past. Waiting until the last minute to amend the agenda to include new resolutions does not allow the other Council […]