Bridgeport mayor defends $6,000 Vegas...

Bridgeport mayor defends $6,000 Vegas trip

There are 14 comments on the WTNH story from Aug 25, 2013, titled Bridgeport mayor defends $6,000 Vegas trip. In it, WTNH reports that:

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is defending a $6,330 travel bill to a mayor's conference in Las Vegas as a boost to the city.

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Santa Claus

Seymour, CT

#1 Aug 25, 2013
And to all, a good night.
BPT

Waterbury, CT

#2 Aug 26, 2013
$6000!!!
doesn't sound like he stayed in the holiday inn..........
bpthoodnews

Edison, NJ

#3 Aug 26, 2013
Surprise that Ctpost reported it they barley report bridgeport news and same for News12
Knuckles

Bridgeport, CT

#4 Aug 26, 2013
BPT wrote:
$6000!!!
doesn't sound like he stayed in the holiday inn..........
Maybe he blew it at the crap table.
Amos

Rossville, GA

#5 Aug 28, 2013
Knuckles wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe he blew it at the crap table.
Yeah, that's hardly any big deal for a trip to Vegas. I can't even believe that it was considered news.
Most Interesting Man

Brooklyn, NY

#6 Sep 3, 2013
Knuckles wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe he blew it at the crap table.
I Don't Always Shoot Craps,
But When I Do, The $hit Tends to Splatter On My Knuckles!
Nulli Secundus

Woodbury, CT

#8 Sep 4, 2013
Knuckles wrote:
Maybe he blew it at the crap table.
yup. he blows crap alright.

hey voters: REMEMBER THE $6000 NEXT ELECTION DAY.
sunny day

Naugatuck, CT

#9 Sep 5, 2013
My Mom cheated on my dad with man.
lifeisshort

United States

#10 Sep 6, 2013
The mayor said that the conference was to help improve Bridgeport's reputation.
Well, THAT had to take some doing considering that the cause of the city's bad reputation is still there! So to me that was a waste of $6000.
I would understand it if Finch turned the city around and it prospered. Maybe even cut the crime and homeless rate in half! THEN he could present his accomplishmets at the conference so that other city officials may learn something from him but Bridgeport's reputation has not changed! You still have the bad apples in the bunch and it's disturbing reputation is still there.

Since: Sep 13

Pacoima, CA

#11 Sep 6, 2013
6k is cheap for vegas.
sunny day

Naugatuck, CT

#12 Sep 6, 2013
There'll be penance to pay when it's judgement day.
They'll be saying their prayers
CTM

New Milford, CT

#13 Sep 6, 2013
6K is all they caught on the books...When do you know any of these jokers to be honest?
Enzio

Trumbull, CT

#14 Sep 6, 2013
I dont know.6grand sounds like it was only two girls..not even an allnight
sunny day

Naugatuck, CT

#15 Sep 7, 2013
Spending is acceptable as long as one is for the politically correct position.

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