Feds Say Walker's Wisconsin #1 In 2011 Job Losses
Walker, Wisconsin get official seal of disapproval:
US Department Of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryFor release 10:00 a.m. (EDT) Friday, April 20, 2012 Media contact: (202) 691-5902 * PressOffice@bls.gov REGIONAL AND STATE EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- MARCH 2012 ...In March 2012, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 29 states and the District of Columbia, decreased in 20 states, and was unchanged in Alabama. The largest over-the-month increase in employment occurred in New York (+19,100), followed by California (+18,200) and Arizona (+13,500). The largest over-the-month decrease in employment occurred in Ohio (-9,500), followed by New Jersey (-8,600) and Wisconsin (-4,500)....The largest over-the-year percentage decrease in employment occurred in Wisconsin (-0.9 percent).
11:09 a.m. update: The Journal Sentinel posts the data, too.
Well, at least Walker's Wisconsin is number one at SOMETHING.
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