“Jobs concerns me most about the economy. By jobs, I mean people have to feel confident in the job they hold or confident they can get another job, and are willing on that basis to spend money and keep the economy going. I think there’s some slight movement. It’s hard to tell whether or not the very, very slight upward movement in the economy is going to last or if it’s just a blip."

Alex Chirelstein
Executive director of a local nonprofit
Burlington, Vt.