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Please take this survey to let me know where you stand on the MGM casino proposal

January 16, 2018

In September, MGM Resorts International announced its plans to build a $675 million casino and entertainment complex in Bridgeport's Steelpointe Harbor area. I want to know if this is a project you would support. Please take the time to fill out this survey to let me know where you stand on this proposal and if there are any other development opportunities you believe we should pursue.

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Bridgeport taxpayers expected to save millions of dollars over next several years

December 28, 2017

Bridgeport taxpayers are expected to save tens of millions of dollars over the next several years after the city was able to restructure a portion of its unfunded pension liabilities. Through House Bill 7296, Bridgeport was given statutory authority to issue bonds to pay off more than $83 million in unfunded pension liabilities into the Connecticut Municipal Employee Retirement System.

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Honoring the 2017 class of Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame inductees

December 7, 2017

This week, 11 veterans representing 10 of the state’s municipalities were inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. These veterans not only continue to inspire us through education, public service, volunteer activities and community leadership but they have also left a lasting legacy of service.The Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame honors exactly these types of heroes – those who served their country and have now dedicated themselves to their community through public service.

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Bridgeport moves closer to becoming a national model for the reuse of waste heat

October 30, 2017

Under the bipartisan $41.3 billion state budget passed Oct. 26, a pilot program will be established for the development and construction of a combined heat and power facility that will provide waste heat for a thermal heating loop in downtown Bridgeport.

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