Mayor Ganim Announces City Freeze on Spending and Hiring

Mayor Ganim Announces City Freeze on Spending and Hiring

PROJECTED STATE BUDGET MAY LEAVE BRIDGEPORT UP TO 27 MILLION DOLLARS LESS from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, Rowena.White@Bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 3, 2017) — BRIDGEPORT, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today announced that the city and his administration are anticipating that the Governor’s Interim Budget Proposal will fall short up to $27 million dollars in municipal funds […]

Mayor Ganim Expects Final Budget Figures to Show Administration Erased $20 Million Deficit, Ended Fiscal Year 2016 with $600,000 Projected Surplus

Mayor Ganim Expects Final Budget Figures to Show Administration Erased $20 Million Deficit, Ended Fiscal Year 2016 with $600,000 Projected Surplus

AGGRESSIVE BUDGET ACTIONS SINCE GANIM ADMINISTRATION TOOK OFFICE RAISE MORE THAN $8.5 MILLION IN NEW REVENUE, CUT EXPENSES BY $12.1 Million from Director of Communications Av Harris, 203-814-7992, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Oct. 14, 2016) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today announced that his administration expects that once a final audit is complete of Bridgeport’s fiscal […]

Obama Gambled…and Lost

Obama Gambled…and Lost

“DUMB AND DUMBER” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 1, 2013) — The absence of increases to fund state and federal programs known as “sequestration” suggested by Obama in the debt ceiling negotiations of summer 2011 have “come home to roost” as of Friday. Following a meeting with House and Senate leaders this morning, Obama held a […]

TPATH Explains Sequestration

TPATH Explains Sequestration

“LIES AND DEMAGOGUERY” from TPATH, ©2013 (Feb. 23, 2013) — As March 1st looms closer and closer and the dreaded automatic government spending cuts begin to kick in, the fear mongering, the deception and the out an out lies smothering the American people like swamp swill are beginning to reach a crescendo. Usurper Obama and his propaganda […]

A Tale of Two States

WILL “AUSTERITY MEASURES” BRING BACK ECONOMIC GROWTH? by Paul R. Hollrah, 2012 (Feb. 18, 2012) — For many years, conservatives have been warning the American people to keep at least one eye on the State of California.  California’s fiscal problems are so great and so intractable that the long term future of the state as […]