From the daily archives: Friday, November 18, 2011

The Ohio jobs report for October was released this morning.  First, the good news: for the first time since enacting Governor Kasich’s “Jobs Budget” in June, Ohio’s unemployment rate has actually dropped.  The “meh” news is that it only dropped a .1%, keeping pace with the national unemployment which also dropped down to 9.0%. 

That means that since Kasich took office in January, Ohio’s unemployment rate has only dropped .3%.  Over the same period a year ago, Ohio’s unemployment rate had dropped .8% (and had consistently dropped every month since February 2010 until May 2011.)  Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped even though the State […]

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