Its NOT Working: In 2011, Wisconsin Ranked 41st in the Nation in Unemployment Reduction | WisCommunity

Its NOT Working: In 2011, Wisconsin Ranked 41st in the Nation in Unemployment Reduction

In tommorrow night's "Its Working!" State of the State address, Gov. Scott Walker is expected to brag about the only good thing that has happened in his first year:  A miniscule drop in unemployment from 7.5% to 7.1%.

The problem with this "success" is that its no success at all-- in fact its a failure. The reality is that every state in the nation experienced a drop in their unemployment rate in 2011 and when we compare Wisconsin's reduction to other states, we were one of the worst, 41st worst to be exact.

As the Bureau of Labor Statistics table, in the video below shows, its definitely not working in Wisconsin:

 

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January 24, 2012 - 5:31pm

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