ICYMI: Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Leads the Nation in Job Loss Over the Past Year

Jun 13, 2013

Wisconsin led the nation in job losses over the past 12 months under Scott Walker, while our neighbors in the Midwest have added jobs, according to a new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Citing the Pew study, the Capital Times today reports that Wisconsin was one of only three states to actually lose jobs from April 2013 compared to April 2012, and Wisconsin’s loss of 6,800 jobs was the largest of any state.

In contrast, the Capital Times notes that, “Illinois added 40,300 jobs; Michigan added 32,300 jobs; Minnesota 22,700 and Iowa 11,900 over the period.”

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