Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee could not attend the speaking portion of the City Council meeting Monday night where he is a regular voice. But he does not disappoint, writing to council members “since I am used to a routine of reviewing the Monthly Financial Report, released most recently on October 25, 2016, and […]
Entries Tagged as 'Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport'
November 8th, 2016 · No Comments · City Budget, Education, Law Enforcement
November 5th, 2016 · 5 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
News release: Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport Action Network commends Mayor Joseph P. Ganim for the launch this week of “Open Budget,” an online portal that allows individuals to access the City’s financial information, including revenues, expenditures and payments to outside vendors.
November 3rd, 2016 · 11 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
Last Saturday Citizens Working For A Better Bridgeport hosted a forum on Bridgeport’s financial challenges and opportunities at the Bridgeport Public Library. See video above.
October 29th, 2016 · 97 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Library, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim is implementing a suggestion by State Rep. Steve Stafstrom to create a financial task force to serve as an adviser for long-term fiscal stability.
October 14th, 2016 · 6 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
September 9th, 2016 · 37 Comments · News and Events
July 29th, 2016 · 127 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
UPDATE: council agenda. The last time the full City Council met the day after July 4, it was fireworks. Angry residents jammed the council chambers (see video) to vent about their July 1 tax bills. It had been a long time since residents came out in force to air out their lungs. Was it a […]