Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Washington pwns nation in job growth

We're #1.

That's what they're saying in the Seattle Times about our job growth outlook:
The report supported last week's projections by a respected research firm that Washington will lead all other states in job growth this year.

Steven Frable, an economist with IHS Global Insight, said demand for professional and business services — a sector in which Washington is strong — should surge this year, while a rebound in house sales and homebuilding should give a lift to the battered construction industry.
This follows more promising news announced earlier this week by ESD, which showed 12,400 net new payroll jobs created in January.

Good news for Washington. Bad news for those who want us to fail.

So how many times do national reports and periodicals have to hammer this home before it sinks in?