Friday, August 19, 2011
The Rick Perry Texas miracle?
By Patrick Danner
Texas' unemployment rate last month climbed to its highest level in nearly a quarter of a century.
Despite the state adding 29,300 jobs in July, the jobless rate rose to 8.4 percent from 8.2 percent in June, the Texas Workforce Commission reported today. The rate was 8.1 percent in July 2010.
The last time the rate was this high was in July 1987, 24 years ago.
Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/article/Texas-jobless-rate-highest-in-24-years-2123673.php#ixzz1VVLwk3uu