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CTNJ: Connecticut jumps 10 spots in CNBC business rankings

(CT News Junkie)

HARTFORD, Conn. — Good economic news may be hard to come by these days in Connecticut, but the Nutmeg state jumped 10 spots in the CNBC survey of “Top States for Business in 2017.”

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, posted a link to the survey on his Facebook page Wednesday morning with a note saying “We are making progress – while not perfect our great state has a lot going for it. Sorry to disappoint some that like to root for failure!”

The survey shows Connecticut jumped from 43rd in 2016 to the 33rd spot in Wednesday’s survey.

Connecticut tied for the most improved state based on the strength of its schools.

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