Ted Gatsas http://nhpr.org en Mayor Gatsas Sworn In, Promises To Tackle Crime http://nhpr.org/post/mayor-gatsas-sworn-promises-tackle-crime <p>Ted Gatsas began his third term as Manchester’s Mayor Tuesday. And his inaugural address included promises to improve the city’s safety and public education.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:52:53 +0000 Ryan Lessard 41414 at http://nhpr.org Mayor Gatsas Sworn In, Promises To Tackle Crime Some City Leaders Say They're Not Interested In New 2 A.M. Last Call http://nhpr.org/post/some-city-leaders-say-theyre-not-interested-new-2-am-last-call <p></p><p>Starting with the New Year on Wednesday, cities and towns will have the option of extending last call at bars from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.</p><p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 18:05:44 +0000 Michael Brindley 40845 at http://nhpr.org Some City Leaders Say They're Not Interested In New 2 A.M. Last Call Ted Gatsas Wins Third Term As Manchester Mayor http://nhpr.org/post/ted-gatsas-wins-third-term-manchester-mayor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican incumbent Ted Gatsas has won his third term as Mayor of Manchester. But the race against Democratic Alderman Patrick Arnold was a close one.</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 03:09:25 +0000 Ryan Lessard 38026 at http://nhpr.org Ted Gatsas Wins Third Term As Manchester Mayor Manchester Mayoral Candidates To Hold First Debate Wednesday http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-mayoral-candidates-hold-first-debate-wednesday <p>Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas and challenger Alderman Patrick Arnold will off face in their first debate Wednesday morning.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:43:21 +0000 Michael Brindley 36771 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Mayoral Candidates To Hold First Debate Wednesday Manchester Mayor Unveils Budget Proposal http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-mayor-unveils-budget-proposal <p>Mayor Gatsas&nbsp;unveiled his budget for fiscal year 2014, which raises taxes and allots more funding to schools.</p><p></p><p>Gatsas' budget pushes for the maximum amount of new revenue allowed under the city's tax cap. That's just more than a two-percent increase.</p><p></p><p>The bulk of new revenue would go towards bolstering the city's school system, which has experienced layoffs and overcrowding in recent years.</p><p>Gatsas was optimistic that the budget could be hammered out before the city's June deadline, but acknowledged it would be a difficult process:</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:57:41 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 22261 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Mayor Unveils Budget Proposal Manchester Teacher Layoffs Follow Debates Over Tax Caps, Public Spending http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-teacher-layoffs-follow-debates-over-tax-caps-public-spending <p>There have been two very distinct trends during the economic recovery: the first has been very slow growth in private sector hiring. The second has been a series of losses in public sector jobs, from state employees to firefighters to schoolteachers.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:11:42 +0000 Brady Carlson & Amanda Loder 9357 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Sues Over House Districts http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-sues-over-house-districts <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The City of Manchester has filed suit Monday over <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/post/redistricting-0">the plan that redraws house districts</a>. The lawsuit has been brewing for months.</p><p>In a statement, Manchester Mayor Republican Ted Gatsas called the redistricting plan unacceptable.&nbsp;The suit claims the new map would deprive city residents of two to three state representatives.&nbsp;Earlier this year the house passed a plan that combines two Manchester wards with the town of Litchfield.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:22:04 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 3423 at http://nhpr.org Mayor Gatsas Says He'll Declare Gubernatorial Intentions by June http://nhpr.org/post/mayor-gatsas-says-hell-declare-gubernatorial-intentions-june <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Manchester Mayor <a href="http://www.tedgatsas.com/">Ted&nbsp;Gatsas&nbsp;</a>still won&rsquo;t say if he has decided whether or not to run for Governor of New Hampshire.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 17:03:42 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2315 at http://nhpr.org Mayor Gatsas Says He'll Declare Gubernatorial Intentions by June Gatsas Re-elected http://nhpr.org/post/gatsas-re-elected <p>Still recovering from city-wide power outages from the surprise Halloween blizzard, Manchester<br /> voters went to the polls yesterday and re-elected Mayor Ted Gatsas.<br /><br /> The incumbent secured a second term as mayor by a wide margin, trouncing<br /> Democratic challenger Chris Herbert.<br /><br /> In his victory speech, Gatsas thanked his opponent for running a positive campaign and<br /> stressed his commitment to reduce the city&rsquo;s budget.<br /><br /> &ldquo;And while we have accomplished a lot in 2 short years, there&rsquo;s no question there&rsquo;s a lot to Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:21:36 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 353 at http://nhpr.org Gatsas Re-elected