Employment boom

The Lone Star State added more than 1 million jobs during the past decade, while the United States lost about 1.4 million jobs. How Texas compares with the most populous states:

How job growth in Texas compares with other states
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Southwest Information Office. The Washington Post. Published on August 20, 2011, 9:54 p.m.
 
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