In a distinguished profile in the Fairfield County Business Journal, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim emphasized the city’s progress and outlined his strategic vision for a better Bridgeport. He highlighted three pillars: 1) growth and development, 2) better quality of life, and 3) fiscal responsibility.

Ganim also expressed his pride in serving as the mayor of Bridgeport and declared that the city’s state is strong. He highlighted the ongoing resurgence and expressed optimism for the future.

“Bridgeport is a very different city than it was eight years ago when I first became mayor, and I dare say that it’s more poised for growth and progress than at any other point in recent history,” Mayor Ganim said. “Brick by brick, neighborhood by neighborhood, day in and day out, we are making progress in Bridgeport together.”

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim (D) delivered his State of the City address at Hartford Healthcare Amphitheatre on Wednesday.

He said Bridgeport is in a great position, but he wants to keep improving it. It was his 17th State of the City address.

Ganim identified three main focuses in the presentation: growth and development, better quality of life and fiscal stability.

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