“Don’t tell me,” Michael Barone writes, that “public policy doesn’t account for much of the difference” between the job and population growth in Texas and the loss of jobs in California and anemic population growth in New York. In “the ten years between April 2001 and April 2011”.
Texas gained 732,800 private sector jobs, far ahead of the number two and three states, Arizona (90,200) and Nevada (90,000). The nation overall lost more than 2 million private sector jobs, with the biggest losses coming in California (623,700), Michigan (619,200) and Ohio (460,900).
Read the whole thing — and this one too!
Governor Brown, are you paying attention?