Wisconsin was second in the nation in total job losses last month, a somewhat surprising development considering the state’s unemployment rate has reached its lowest level since November 2008. Employers in Wisconsin shed an estimated 9,500 total public and private sector jobs in February, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported late last week Along with North Carolina (11,300 job losses) and Alaska (2,300 job losses), Wisconsin experienced a “statistically significant” decline in employment, according to a press release from the BLS. The Wisconsin losses included an estimated 7,900 government jobs, 5,000 jobs in professional or business services and 2,200 in manufacturing.Maybe Walker really does think his agenda is working. It's not like he's in the state long enough to see what's really going on in the first place.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
As the state proceeds deeper into the crazy season, Scott Walker has kept trying to tell us how his agenda is really working and we are in the land of plenty. We might have plenty of bovine manure, but we don't have plenty of jobs: