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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Wisconsin leads nation in job loss
Ten months after Governor Walker's Special Legislative Session on jobs that resulted in more than 100 million in corporate tax breaks, Wisconsin lost more jobs than any state in the nation according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday.
The bureau said Wisconsin was the only state in the nation with a statistically significant decline in employment, dropping from 2,757,200 jobs in September to 2,747,500 jobs
Where are the jobs?
In Illinois, ridiculed by Walker for raising taxes, created the most jobs in the nation.