Pedro Segarra

Hartford Teachers Union Endorses Bronin For Mayor

HARTFORD — The Hartford Federation of Teachers has endorsed Democrat Luke Bronin in his fight to unseat Mayor Pedro Segarra. "We're in a race, a battle, and that's politics," union President Andrea Johnson said, calling on educators to support a challenger who has made neighborhood schools a key issue of his mayoral campaign. "We're hoping that the best man, Mr. Bronin, will be our new mayor." It's not the first time the Hartford teachers union has declined to endorse Segarra in a heated election. In 2011, the union supported Edwin Vargas, a retired teacher and former union president, in his failed primary bid against Segarra, a fellow...