After a $41 million deficit and an EF-3 tornado, Springfield, MA is thriving. Learn in this Against All Odds article how the city made this amazing turnaround, using technology and data-driven processes to improve economic vitality, public safety, and public education.
In this Government Finance Review article, T.J. Plante, the City of Springfield’s chief administrative and financial officer, describes the city’s journey from a crumbling community with a massive deficit to a revitalized and rebuilt city with a $50 million surplus.
He credits public-private collaboration, process improvements, and implementing financial and workforce management solutions with providing the tools that have enabled Springfield to:
Download this article to learn more about how the City of Springfield has weathered devastating events over nearly two decades to make a remarkable comeback. It’s a story that every community in American can learn from.