If you take the most recent 12 months -- January 2011 to January 2012 – the state lost 12,500 non-farm jobs, also worst in the nation, a fact Democrats have seized on.
Wisconsin shed 14,500 public-sector jobs during Walker’s first thirteen months.
Wisconsin had the 49th worst record for private-sector job growth, losing 9,700 jobs. In January, private-sector jobs rose by 15,700. That now gives the governor’s first 13 months, 6,000 jobs added.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
No layoffs, but Walker Shed 14,500 public jobs.
Journal Sentinel's Craig Gilbert put together a few facts that many of us have seen or heard about already, but put it in graph form. I love graphs. So take another look at the massive public sector job losses...oh, Walker didn't lay anyone off though.