Category Archives: Press Releases

APT City Council Candidate Televised Interviews

The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers (APT) will provide televised interviews of City Council candidates conducted by APT members as a public service to Portsmouth voters for the 2013 election. Interviews are approximately 25-30 minutes in length, and will be aired … Continue reading

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Tell City Council to Rollback Your Taxes

What would happen to your property taxes if Portsmouth rolled back spending to the level of 2010, or even 2003, for that matter? Select a year and find out! Click HERE to go the tax calculator. (Note: Future tax calculations do … Continue reading

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Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers Opposes Fire Department’s Request for More Money

For immediate release. The city has approximately $250,000 in contingency money which is designated for use under emergency situations. In an unprecedented move, the Portsmouth Fire Department has decided to request these emergency funds to augment the budget submitted in … Continue reading

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ASSOCIATION OF PORTSMOUTH TAXPAYERS TO PUSH FOR PENSION REFORM

ASSOCIATION OF PORTSMOUTH TAXPAYERS TO PUSH FOR PENSION REFORM PORTSMOUTH – The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers (APT) will be sending letters to city and government officials requesting information on public employee pensions in order to study how these compare to private … Continue reading

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ASSOCIATION OF PORTSMOUTH TAXPAYERS ENDORSES MARY OLEA FOR SCHOOL BOARD SEEKS ‘MORE EFFICIENT BALANCE BETWEEN FUNDING AND RESULTS’

PORTSMOUTH – The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers (APT) has endorsed Mary Olea for School Board in next week’s City-wide election, citing her unique world-experience, strong academic background, passion for serving Portsmouth residents, and “her interest in balancing a more fiscally responsible approach to … Continue reading

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APT CANDIDATES for City Council – APT ENCOURAGES “BULLET-VOTING”

ASSOCIATION OF PORTSMOUTH TAXPAYERS ENDORSES CANDIDATES FOR CITY COUNCIL ENCOURAGES “BULLET-VOTING” PORTSMOUTH – The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers (APT) has endorsed Jack Thorsen, Esther Kennedy, Anthony Coviello, Eric Spear for City Council and Mary Olea  for School Board in the upcoming election. Not only is APT encouraging … Continue reading

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Letter to Mayor Ferrini – CONTRACT JAMMING for Patrolmans Contract

Letter to Mayor – Police Contract  

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APT Monitoring Progress of Insurance Swap Savings

Health care swap would save Portsmouth $1.1M – Letter to City Council, John Bohenko requesting progress update August 3, 2011 Herald Coverage (Aug. 6, 2011) on APT Monitoring Local Government Response Dated August 10, 2011 (3 pages below or see Letter … Continue reading

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