From the daily archives: Sunday, December 18, 2011

I noticed this item in today’s Columbus Dispatch article reflecting on Kasich’s first year in office listing his accomplishments:

Ohio added 45,200 jobs.

Last year, the administration of Democratic predecessor Ted Strickland produced commitments for about 14,900 jobs through the state’s job-creation tax-credit program, and Ohio added about 25,000 jobs overall.

Kasich’s spokesmen contrast Ohio’s job growth last year with the net loss of more than 400,000 jobs during Strickland’s tenure — which fell during a devastating national recession.

Now, let me begin by saying that the data itself is accurate.  Using the U.S. Department of Labor’s […]

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