Louisiana’s Not Working

Louisiana’s Not Working

We keep seeing news of Louisiana’s job gains, but the numbers seem to tell a different story. It’s certainly true that we’re landing projects, but the question of overall job growth never seems to be addressed directly. This is either good PR or bad policy analysis, because as it turns out: Louisiana’s Not Working.

Here are just a few of the high-level items.

  • From February 2017 to February 2018, Louisiana lost 200 jobs.
  • We were one of just four states to lose jobs.
  • Our neighbors are growing rapidly.

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