Connecticut residents’ quarterly wage and salary earnings have dropped by .03% since December 2010, even as wage & salary disbursements have grown in New England and the United States as a whole.
CT's highest in the nation debt service and retiree benefit costs are driving ongoing deficits and lagging job growth. Read the full entry to learn more.
Here are some of the session's most important policy developments, including what was good, what was bad, and and what was just plain ugly (spoiler alert: it's the budget).
|April 2014||Change from previous month||CT Year-over-year growth rate||USA Year-over-year growth rate.|
|Non-Farm Employment (Business Survey)||1,660,200||+2,200||+0.42%||+1.74%|
|Residents Employed (Household Survey)||1,740,100||+5,800||+1.14%||+1.39%|