PBS News Weekend

Season 9, Episode 5 of 5

In 2012, Stockton, California became the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy after years of fiscal mismanagement by officials and the collapse of the housing market plunged it into a financial crisis. And while Stockton is now considered one of the more fiscally solvent cities in the country, nearly 25 percent of its residents continue to live in poverty. But Stockton's new mayor, who took office last year, is attempting to use a raft of novel programs to turn the city's economic woes around. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports.

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