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Bleeding Out: California Lost More Than A Million Jobs In The Last 5 Years

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California is #1!!! In losing jobs. Our state has lost 6.7% of its jobs (= just over a million), more than any other state in the country, in the past five years, according to Los Angeles Business Journal.

California lost between June 2006 and June 2011, according to On Numbers. The Golden State had 14,068,600 jobs at the end of June 2011, down 1,009,400 jobs (6.7 percent)from June 2006, according to an On Numbers analysus of seasonally adjusted figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Take that, Texas! The Lone Star state was the big loser coming in dead last in the battle of lost jobs. In fact, they ADDED jobs. Sheesh.