Saturday, August 13, 2011

What's the truth about Perry's job creation?

Texas Governor Rick Perry has entered the Presidential race bragging about record job creation in his home state. The truth is, as always, far more complicated. One-third of the 1 million jobs created were in government. More than half of the private sector jobs were in education. Expected cuts in the budget will likely eliminate a number of those jobs. Have a family to support? You won't likely do it on a job created by Mr. Perry. Texas and Mississippi lead the nation in the number of minimum wage jobs created.

Read all about it here.

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