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Forbes Is A Dirty, Stinking, Filthy Wasteland

December 11th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Talk about distortion. It would be nice if Christopher Helman of Forbes could get it right. In issuing the list of “America’s 20 dirtiest cities,” Helman, writing on behalf of Forbes, ranks Bridgeport number 4, claiming “Raymark Industries site manufactured car parts and asbestos and filled in wetlands by dumping toxic waste on them.” Gee, last […]

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Look Out! Forbes: Bridgeport On The Brink

January 28th, 2011 · 39 Comments · City Budget, Media

From Forbes Magazine. Just what Mayor Finch needs in an election year. Is the writer Daniel Fisher full of it? If so shouldn’t Finch correct the record? Or is there some truth to the city’s fiscal challenges? Somewhere in the middle? Cities on the Brink Are you sure you want to live here? Most of […]

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Mayor’s Budget Cuts Spending, But Tax Impact Unclear

April 7th, 2009 · 29 Comments · City Budget, City Council

Mayor Bill Finch presented a $490 million spending plan to the Bridgeport City Council on Monday for the budget year that begins July 1, roughly $2 million less than the current year budget, courtesy in part of significant union concessions he achieved the past several months. This is a screwy budget to assess quickly in […]

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