A Tale of Two Connecticuts The city of Bridgeport is in the corner of Fairfield County, along Connecticut's affluent "Gold Coast." But just miles from the richest suburbs in the nation, the former factory town of Bridgeport battles poverty, failing schools, crime and drug use, poor public transportation and a serious lack of decent jobs.

Making the Pitch for New Business

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Jobs for a Path Out of Poverty

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Public Schools at the Breaking Point

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The Struggle to Make a Living Wage

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