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Bill Finch
Bill Finch was elected was elected Mayor of Bridgeport in 2007. Since taking office, he’s helped the Connecticut’s largest city experience green job creation, economic development, population growth, and a significant decrease in carbon emissions. He is also active on the state and national level, serving as the Chair of Connecticut’s Conference of Municipalities and Co-Chair of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Change Task Force. Prior to becoming the Mayor of Bridgeport, Finch served as a state senator, co-chairing the General Assembly’s Environment Committee. He has also served as a member of Bridgeport’s City Council, and is a graduate of the University of Connecticut. He is the father of four children, and he and his wife, Sonya, reside in Bridgeport.

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In the Fight Against Climate Change, Mayors Are Leading the Charge

(1) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 4:07 PM

2014-04-21-mattressrecyclinghuffpo.jpgI tour Park City Green, a mattress recycling facility located in the city's Eco-Technology Park.

In 1970, I celebrated the inaugural Earth Day at the age of 14. I was an idealistic middle-school kid who couldn't wait to grow up. And even then, I...

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