Connecticut Residents More Optimistic About State’s Economy and Business Prospects, But Concerns About Jobs, Health Insurance Persist

14 Mar 2019

Eighty percent of state residents believe that overall business conditions in Connecticut will get better or stay the same during the next few months, and 77 percent say conditions are the same or better now than a few months ago, according to the latest InformCT Consumer Confidence Survey.

That compares favorably with a year ago, when the numbers were 72 percent and 65 percent, respectively. And for the second consecutive quarter, 30 percent or more believe that business conditions will be better a few months from now, the first time that has occurred in four years of polling.

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