Connecticut’s Capital City Maintains Bond Rating Despite Difficult Economy
(March 11, 2013) – Today, Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) rated the City of Hartford's series 2013 A general obligation (GO) refunding bonds and series 2013B GO (new money) bonds 'A1' and 'A', respectively. At the same time, the agencies affirmed the underlying rating on the existing GO debt and provided a stable outlook on the long term rating of the City of Hartford.
(March 7, 2013) – On Monday, March 11 at 5:00pm, Mayor Pedro E. Segarra will deliver the State of the City address to the Court of Common Council at Hartford’s City Hall.
Hartford Mayor Among 30 Mayors Featured in New PSA; www.DemandAction.org
Mayors Against Illegal Guns today released a new PSA featuring 30 mayors including Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra demanding that Congress take immediate action to prevent gun violence. The ad can be viewed here: www.DemandAction.org/Mayors.
(March 6, 2013) –The Health and Human Services Department today announced five local agencies selected to receive $5,000 as part of President Obama’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (TPPI). The agencies are: Community Renewal Team; Restoring Lives Community Development Corporation; Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective; Central Area Health Education Council and; Lawson Chapel Church of Jesus Christ. The selection process included submission of a proposal by January 3, 2013.