In a press release today, Mayor Pedro Segarra says that means layoffs are likely. The release is below.
Monthly Archives: August 2012
The current budget of the city of Hartford is a tight one, and it includes a million dollars in labor concessions that haven’t yet been agreed to. As WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, Mayor Pedro Segarra has offered either furlough days or layoffs.
A Quinnipiac University Poll gives Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon a slight edge over Democrat Chris Murphy in a race that is still too close to call. As WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, the poll shows that voters like McMahon more now than when she lost the race for senate in 2010.
Here’s the story.
The Hartford City Council has approved the naming of a city corner after Abe Giles — a city politician who died last year. As WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, Giles is a man remembered for his years in politics — and for the corruption scandal that brought down a city mayor.
Masslive.com says Assistant Police Chief John Horvath is leaving the city to lead the University of Massachusetts at Amherst police department.
Here’s the story. We’ll catch up with Horvath before he leaves. You’ll recall an ordinance was recently before the city council to essentially encourage him to leave.
Here’s a story I did that took up much of last week and that ran on NPR’s national broadcast of All Things Considered.