The New England Economic Partnership said New Hampshire is expected to be the only New England state to post faster job and overall economic growth than the nation through 2010, while Connecticut is expected to lead the six-state region in gross state product growth. (AP)
Well, that's something, right? At least we're doing better than Rhode Island.
An economy that is moving ahead, even just a little bit, will be good news for incumbents.
Of course, the bad news is that the economy of the region as a whole stinks. High taxes, high cost of living, really crappy weather, high demand for services and an aging, creaky infrastructure will do that.
"Connecticut deemed a bright spot in dim New England economy." Associated Press 11 May, 2006.