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May 4, 2023

Growth, Housing, Jobs, and Education: Hearing Firsthand About Fairfield County’s Economy

On March 31, New York Fed President John C. Williams traveled to Fairfield County, Connecticut, to hear from local stakeholders about economic conditions in the region. Fairfield County is part of the Federal Reserve’s Second District, which also encompasses New York State, Northern New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. During the daylong visit, President Williams met with government officials, students, business owners, job seekers, and nonprofit and community leaders. Here are the key themes that emerged in these meetings and discussions:


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