Bridgeport approves slimmed down budget for next fiscal year

The Bridgeport City Council has approved a slimmed down budget for the next fiscal year. The new budget will increase taxes for residents by about $230. The budget will also increase education spending

News 12 Staff

May 8, 2012, 2:33 AM

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Bridgeport approves slimmed down budget for next fiscal year
The Bridgeport City Council has approved a slimmed down budget for the next fiscal year.
The new budget will increase taxes for residents by about $230.
The budget will also increase education spending by $5 million over last year while eliminating 26 city employee positions.
The approved budget came after Mayor Bill Finch and the council reached a compromise to cut nearly $9 million from the previous budget proposal.


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