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Danbury Mayoral Candidate Roberto Alves: ‘The Only Person Talking About Defunding the Police is Dean Esposito’
Danbury Mayoral Candidate Roberto Alves: ‘The Only Person Talking About Defunding the Police is Dean Esposito’
Danbury Democratic candidate for Mayor Roberto Alves responds to comment from opponent: "I've made it clear to anybody who has asked, I'm not about defunding the police. In fact, as a member of the City Council, there's also a record on that too, right? And, the comical part is that the only person talking about defunding the police is Dean Esposito."
Danbury Mayoral Candidate Roberto Alves on Taxes: ‘We Can Do This Responsibly’
Danbury Mayoral Candidate Roberto Alves on Taxes: ‘We Can Do This Responsibly’
We spoke to Danbury Mayoral Candidate Roberto Alves about critics saying he wants to raise taxes. Alves had this to say: "Just like my promise is to be responsible with our city's money, we have a great team around us, of people, not just with me, with private sector experience but with public experience too whose full goal is to not price anybody out of Danbury, we can do this responsibly."
Mayoral Candidate Dean Esposito Calls CT’s Financial Contributions to Danbury Education ‘Pitiful’
Mayoral Candidate Dean Esposito Calls CT’s Financial Contributions to Danbury Education ‘Pitiful’
We spoke to Republican candidate for Danbury Mayor, Dean Esposito about CT's financial contributions to Danbury schools. Esposito said: "I think New Britain gets double the money that we get from the state and our share is just the reverse. We pay almost nine thousand per student, they get nine thousand from the state per student."
Danbury Teachers Endorse a Mayoral Candidate for the First Time in Over a Decade, Supporting Roberto Alves
Danbury Teachers Endorse a Mayoral Candidate for the First Time in Over a Decade, Supporting Roberto Alves
The Danbury Teachers have officially announced they are endorsing Democrat Roberto Alves for Mayor. This is the first time in over ten years they've officially given their support to a Mayoral candidate. The NEA (National Education Association) of Danbury recently made the announcement which was distributed in a press release on Monday (9/27/21).
Danbury Mayoral Candidate Dean Esposito: ‘We’ve Kept Taxes So Low That People Are Flowing Into The City’
Danbury Mayoral Candidate Dean Esposito: ‘We’ve Kept Taxes So Low That People Are Flowing Into The City’
We spoke to Danbury Republican Dean Esposito, a candidate for Mayor and he highlighted some of what he believes makes the Hat City great, saying: "we kept taxes so low that people are flowing into the city everyday to live here because it's a quality of life issue. You know, we have jobs, we've had over I think last year alone a thousand new businesses open in Danbury and that is from corporations with worldwide headquarters to restaurants and small stores so that's a huge issue."
Democratic Mayoral Candidate Alves Says Rival Danbury Republicans Lack ‘Vison’ and ‘Willingness’ to Address Certain Issues
Democratic Mayoral Candidate Alves Says Rival Danbury Republicans Lack ‘Vison’ and ‘Willingness’ to Address Certain Issues
The first interview of this series with Democratic candidate Roberto Alves was this morning (9/24/21) and we wanted to get a baseline of what he believes the issues are, Alves responded: "I think what you'll hear over and over is education. You've seen pictures on social media of crowded hallways, you hear everyday about school overcrowding. Our kids couldn't go back to school full-time last year during COVID because we didn't have the space to be able to safely, obviously COVID was a unique scenario and we recognize that."

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