Dubious Distinction: Maryland is #1 in jobs lost.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The table on the left appeared in Monday’s Washington Times.

As my title indicates, it is a dubious distinction, to say the least, that Maryland, a relatively small, generally successful state, would have lost any jobs at all during the first 6 months of this year, let alone lead the nation in that negative statistic.

In fact, as the table indicates, only 12 states of the 50 have net job losses over the first half of this year.

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