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State's economy grows by more than 2% in 2007
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By most estimates, this has been a pretty successful year for Connecticut’s economy.  

By the time the final numbers are in, the state can expect to have added around 20 thousand jobs, surpassing its previous record level of employment.  Connecticut’s growth should come in above two percent.

But the warning signs are there for 2008 as the housing crisis continues, and energy prices remain high.  

State Comptroller Nancy Wyman is projecting a budget surplus for Connecticut of 150 million dollars, but she says that the legislature should be planning now for tougher times ahead.  

She spoke with WNPR’s Ray Hardman.