Touted employer survey gains from July have been almost entirely erased following three consecutive months of losses. Household survey shows gains in recent months, but year-over-year trajectory remains negative.
The Connecticut General Assembly’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis projected on Friday that Connecticut will face a $1.1 billion deficit in the fiscal year that begins in July 2015 and an even larger deficit the following year.
The 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results released last week show little progress in educational achievement for Connecticut low-income and minority students, in spite of the state’s much-touted education reforms.
|October 2013||Change from previous month||CT Year-over-year growth rate||USA Year-over-year growth rate.|
|Non-Farm Employment (Business Survey)||1,650,700||-100||+0.60%||+1.74%|
|Residents Employed (Household Survey)||1,706.600||+300||-0.54%||+0.17%|