Each week this year (with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas) we will examine the fiscal and economic health of one of the U.S. states. Our sixth state in this series is Connecticut. Here are the top five things (or more) you need to know about the Nutmeg State.
The nation’s unemployment rate has been above 7.5 percent for four full years. Americans are beginning to wonder if high jobless rates are here to stay. According to Gallup, 47% of adults think America’s best days are ahead of it. 50% think the country’s best days are behind it.