County agency poll shows companies plan to hire

More than 75 percent of business leaders who attended the Johnson County Development Corp. annual meeting March 19 said they expect their companies to expand this year. Another 19 percent said they expect business to remain steady.

Also, 40 percent of the respondents to a poll at the meeting said they are likely to hire more employees this year, while 50 percent said their company workforce likely will stay at the same count.

Other poll results included:

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