BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- In the second day of hearings on Connecticut's effort to block Bridgeport's use of the federal Bankruptcy Code, the focus remained on whether the city meets insolvency criteria for municipal debtors.

Some who oppose the city's bankruptcy bid contend the code requires a municipality to have missed payments to creditors. Attorneys for the city say the mere prospect of not being able to pay in the future is enough.

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