May 16, 2014

State's job losses could impact governor's race [SF New Mexican]

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From today’s Santa Fe New Mexican:

State’s job losses could impact governor’s race
Friday, May 16, 2014

Job losses in New Mexico accelerated during the past 12 months, making it just one of two states to lose jobs while the rest of the United States was growing, according to data released Friday.

For the 12 months ending in April 2014, the state reported a net loss of 4,400 jobs, according to the state Department of Workforce Solutions…

and:

[Pollster Brian] Sanderoff said the strongest argument for the Democrats would be to point out that New Mexico’s job growth is weaker than surrounding states and other Western states. “In Texas, Colorado, Arizona, the job growth is picking up,” he said.

 

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