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Even after “Recovery Summer,” 49 out of 50 States Have Lost Jobs since Democrats’ February 2009 Stimulus

September 21, 2010 — The Jobs Search   

 

State

Administration Projection of Change in Jobs Through December 2010

Actual Change in Jobs Through August 2010

Alabama

+52,000

-47,300

Alaska

+8,000

-3,900

Arizona

+70,000

-90,500

Arkansas

+31,000

-17,300

California

+396,000

-573,000

Colorado

+59,000

-95,200

Connecticut

+41,000

-39,500

Delaware

+11,000

-6,000

District of Columbia

+12,000

+1,800

Florida

+206,000

-156,800

Georgia

+106,000

-132,900

Hawaii

+15,000

-14,100

Idaho

+17,000

-18,500

Illinois

+148,000

-177,000

Indiana

+75,000

-34,100

Iowa

+37,000

-27,100

Kansas

+33,000

-31,200

Kentucky

+48,000

-17,700

Louisiana

+50,000

-20,000

Maine

+15,000

-13,000

Maryland

+66,000

-21,300

Massachusetts

+79,000

-17,100

Michigan

+109,000

-115,800

Minnesota

+66,000

-34,800

Mississippi

+30,000

-30,800

Missouri

+69,000

-52,800

Montana

+11,000

-7,500

Nebraska

+23,000

-8,200

Nevada

+34,000

-69,700

New Hampshire

+16,000

-3,300

New Jersey

+100,000

-89,500

New Mexico

+22,000

-25,900

New York

+215,000

-125,200

North Carolina

+105,000

-71,100

North Dakota

+8,000

+5,500

Ohio

+133,000

-149,200

Oklahoma

+40,000

-22,900

Oregon

+44,000

-47,200

Pennsylvania

+143,000

-97,600

Rhode Island

+12,000

-14,600

South Carolina

+50,000

-22,500

South Dakota

+10,000

-1,300

Tennessee

+70,000

-66,900

Texas

+269,000

-99,100

Utah

+32,000

-11,300

Vermont

+8,000

-7,400

Virginia

+93,000

-40,600

Washington

+75,000

-80,300

West Virginia

+20,000

-10,900

Wisconsin

+70,000

-77,700

Wyoming

+8,000

-9,900

 

Source: Administration February 13, 2009 projection and actual U.S. Department of Labor data.

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