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Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr.

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East Haven Mayor Who Made Infamous ‘Tacos’ Comment Seeks Re-Election

After the FBI arrested four police officers, Mayor Joseph Maturo was asked what he would do for the local Latino community. He replied that he might “eat tacos.”

04/10/2013

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Weekend March Planned To Highlight Claims Of Racial Profiling In East Haven

Community organizers in East Haven say they expect hundreds of people to turn out for a weekend march calling attention to allegations of police discrimination toward Latinos.

02/24/2012

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East Haven Police Chief Retires Amid Scandal

Less than a week after four of his police officers were arrested on federal charges of violating the civil rights of Latinos, East Haven Police Chief Leonard Gallo has resigned.

01/30/2012

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Activists Send 400 Tacos To East Haven Mayor After Infamous Quip

Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. has apologized several times but resisted calls for his resignation over remarks he made to a television reporter.

01/26/2012