Dr. Boozman's Check-up
Jul 22 2011
For the first five months of the year, Arkansas's unemployment rate held steady below 8%. Not so anymore. The June jobs report for Arkansas shows the number of unemployed in the Natural State has risen to 8.1%, a 24-year high.
This mirrors the trend with the national numbers. It's not a good sign.
If you take the wrong direction, our numbers go the wrong direction. Let's change course, Mr. President.