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According the the Cleveland Plain Dealer, only 83,000 private-sector jobs were created in the nation in June.  Of those, nearly 11% were created in Ohio alone as Ohio created8,900 new private-sector jobs last month (for the reading impaired, that’s non-seasonal/non-census jobs).

Once you factor out census workers, Ohio saw its private sector job creation increase by a factor of thirty from May after a sharp drop after April’s national leading private-sector job growth.  Ohio was one of only twenty states that saw statistically significant changes in their unemployment rate.

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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports that Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped .2% to 10.5% last month.  Because of a number of temporary census jobs that started in May ended last month (jobs I ignored in May because of their temporary nature), Ohio technically shows a net job loss.  However, if you factor out the temporary census jobs, you’ll see that private sector hiring accelerated from May.

Yesterday, John Kasich campaigned with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in Dayton.  Kasich brashly said (with no plan of his own):

Kasich, a former Columbus-area […]

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