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Walker blames jobs report on politics

Job-creation rank has state falling to No. 44

12:45 PM, Mar. 29, 2013
Walker defends job creation rank during Green Bay-...
Walker defends job creation rank during Green Bay-...: March 28, 2013: In a visit to M&M Tool and Mold in Ashwaubenon, Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that recall-election politics are responsible for the state’s drop in private-sector job creation.
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ASHWAUBENON - Gov. Scott Walker, on his third stop in two weeks in the Green Bay area, said Thursday that recall-election politics are responsible for the state's drop in private-sector job creation.

A report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Thursday shows the state is ranked 44th in the nation for creating private-sector jobs. The data, which covers a year-long period that ended in September, shows a recent steady decline. Wisconsin ranked 42nd for the year that ended the previous quarter, and 37th in the quarter before that.

Wisconsin ranked 42nd in the previous quarter, ...

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