March 8, 2014

OUR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT:

Shrinking Governments: Good or Bad? (FLOYD NORRIS, 3/07/14, NY Times)


The jobs report for February found that governments -- state, local and federal -- had 21,851,000 civilian employees, on a seasonally adjusted basis. That was down 32,000, or 0.15 percent, from a year earlier.

This marks the 56th consecutive month, going back to July 2009, that government employment was down on a year-over-year basis, excluding the temporary jobs added for the 2010 census. [...]

Governments now employ 15.9 percent of all Americans who have jobs. That is the lowest proportion since 2001.
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