Business leaders cautious about NJ economy, love where US is headed

July 9, 2017

New Jersey’s top business leaders are optimistic about the national economy and the direction it’s headed in this year.

But they remain cautious about New Jersey’s immediate economic future as the state elects a new governor this November.

The results of a new survey released by Rutgers University’s Real Estate and Policy Research Consortium shows 80 percent of respondents rate the U.S. economy as “good or excellent.”

But Rutgers University professor James Hughes says New Jersey’s percentage was half that — only 40 percent rated the state’s economy as “good or excellent.”, July 9, 2017

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