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State Bond Commission awards $5.14 million in funding to address Ox Brook flooding

May 12, 2017

The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved $5.14 million in funding May 12 to rehabilitate an abandoned dam in Elton Rogers Park in Bridgeport's North End. Through this flood control project, several thousand feet of piping and channel will be constructed to dramatically reduce the volume of flooding in and along Ox Brook in Bridgeport. This is the first significant step taken toward ending flooding in the city's North End.

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Bridgeport receives funding for city projects

May 12, 2017

State Rep. Jack Hennessy and the Bridgeport legislative delegation are pleased to announce the approval of funding for various projects in Bridgeport. Bridgeport received over $6 million for various projects including continuing renovations to Housatonic Community College, a grant for Southwest Community Health Center and improvements to the public library. The House of Representatives also passed the mixed-martial arts and boxing bill that will help bring events to the city, and the pension bill that will save city taxpayers millions of dollars on pensions.

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State Bond Commission to consider $5.14M in funding to rehabilitate dam in Elton Rogers Park

May 5, 2017

The Connecticut State Bond Commission is slated to consider approving $5.14 million in funding to rehabilitate an abandoned earthen dam in Elton Rogers Park. The commission will meet 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 in Room 1E of the Legislative Office Building to consider this agenda item.

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Angel Investors Expansion Bill Passes House

April 6, 2017

Legislators in the House of Representatives voted Wednesday in favor of a bill that expands access to the angel investor tax credit program to businesses in any industry, will help more small businesses gain access to the capital they need to grow and create jobs.

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