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News Junkie: Budget impasse wears on business owners

(CT News Junkie)

HARTFORD, Conn. — With no state budget in sight, a shrinking number of Connecticut businesses expect to grow in the near future, according to a new survey.

Only 29 percent of business leaders statewide, polled during the second quarter, had a positive outlook when it comes to growing their company over the next three months, down from 37 percent who were optimistic about growth in the first quarter, according to the Connecticut Business and Industry Second Quarter Economic and Credit Availability Survey.

Also, fewer expected to grow their workforces – 23 percent in the second quarter, compared with 26 percent in the first quarter.

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