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 […]Full Story... →