So, fresh off a week of bad news already – revenue figures way below Gov. Christie’s unrealistic tax-cutting promise, Standard & Poor’s downrating of New Jersey’s rating from “stable” to “negative” which can have an impact on your ability to borrow by driving up your interest rate, and the warning that the rating could drop further “if changes aren’t made” – we now learn that the Labor Department figures for New Jersey’s jobless rate is just out:
New Jersey’s unemployment rate, already at 9.8% and well above the national average, just climbed to 9.9%.
– info via tweet from APP’s Michael Diamond
How’s that Jersey Comeback working out for you, New Jersey? Still think your governor is “refreshing”?