Bridgeport approves new budget

Bridgeport's City Council has approved its 2011-2012 budget.City leaders and Mayor Bill Finch held a special session to vote on the $491 million proposal last

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport's City Council has approved its 2011-2012 budget.

City leaders and Mayor Bill Finch held a special session to vote on the $491 million proposal last night.

City officials say this is the third year they've reduced spending, haven't raised taxes or laid anyone off.

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