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Open and Transparent Government

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

“Bringing more transparency to local government is an idea whose time has come, and one that Alderman John Marini hopes catches on through a videotaping policy he proposed.” READ MORE:  New Haven Register, July 21, 2010 "Ansonia Alderman John Marini’s suggestion that Board of Aldermen meetings be videotaped is overdue. In fact, the meetings were taped at ...

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Supporting Small Business

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

“We’re trying to have a tight business community in the face of a tough economy,” said John Marini, a city alderman and member of the EDC. Marini and EDC chairman Pat Henri walked along Main Street for a couple hours Saturday morning, meeting with bakers, pet groomers, upholsterers — anyone whose door was open. The “face-time” was ...

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Fighting for Affordable Taxes

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

"Unemployment is up, but now the taxes are going up too...The lone Republican on the Board, Alderman John Marini, had the guts to mention it…" [John Marini was the ONLY alderman to vote against the proposed 8.4% tax increase in 2010] READ MORE:  Editorial: Valley Times, February 27, 2010 "A handful of residents and one city alderman Tuesday ...

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Standing Up to Crime

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

"John Marini, the only Republican on the board, introduced resolutions whereby the Board of Aldermen would offer a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murders of Daryl Rhys Venson, 25, and Isaia Hernandez, 25, in March 2011.” Valley Gazette, July 7, 2011 "Alderman John Marini ...

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Graffiti Clean-Up

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

“A city leader in Ansonia hopes to clean up the city by proposing an ordinance that would prohibit the posting of graffiti...Alderman John Marini wants to permanently get rid of all the graffiti off the city's walls.” READ MORE:  News 8, WTNH, June 14, 2011 For years, a message sprawled on the concrete wall next to the ...

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Addressing Resident’s Needs

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

"The installation of a new drainage system [on O'Neil's Court] was delayed for years because the city has been trying to get permission from property owners to access their properties... Alderman John Marini said he started pushing the board to move forward with the project in 2010, when he was a new Alderman for the city. “They ...

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Attracting New Investors

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

"A film crew was on location inside the armory last week, but producers of “Another American: Asking and Telling,” asked city officials to keep the production under wraps...The film producers learned about the three-story brick and stone armory at 5 State St. from the Connecticut Office of Film, Television & Digital Media, said Alderman John ...

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Economic Development

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

"Three years after the lackluster Economic Development Commission was dissolved, it has been reincarnated with a leadership that’s determined to “breathe new economic life into the city.” That’s according to Alderman John Marini, who was appointed the Board of Aldermen’s liaison to the EDC. Marini, the board’s first Republican alderman in a decade, has had his eye ...

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Excellence in Education

Sep 8, 2011 No Comments ›› Marini

It is time to strengthen our commitment to public education in Ansonia. We need a Board of Aldermen does not wait until budget time to address the needs of our school system.  More specifically, we need a long-term plan today to achieve the educational reforms of tomorrow. If elected,  I will work for the following: Development of a ...

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