State reports increase in budget surplus

State officials say new numbers are showing an expected increase in Connecticut's budget surplus.The state comptroller says the estimated surplus for the 2012 fiscal year

HARTFORD - State officials say new numbers are showing an expected increase in Connecticut's budget surplus.

The state comptroller says the estimated surplus for the 2012 fiscal year is more than $83.5 million.

That is an increase from a report last month.

Officials say that could change if economic growth continues to be inconsistent.

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