As quoted in Gov. Walker wants to look forward, not backward in 2016. (WMTV, 1/7/2016)
As for the numbers.....true enough on the surface of it.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
(Walker years highlighted)
Drilling down a bit.
Wisconsin's Midwest job growth ranking (out of 7 states)
- 2011 - 4th
- 2012 - 7th
- 2013 - 5th
- 2014 - 6th
- 2015 - 4th
Walker's 'everyone who wants a job has a job' mantra includes the proviso -- as long as you don't mind earning a shitty wage.
Related post:Scott Walker sez there are plenty of jobs for people in Wisconsin who want to work. (1/6/2016)