Economic Recovery Continues to Grow
Posted By: Michael Sweeney
May 13, 2010
Since we’ve covered these economy-recovery job-growth progress figures twice before (here in February and here in April), I thought I’d briefly direct you to the latest good news coming out of Washington…
According to the latest numbers out of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US economy added 290,000 jobs in April, the largest number of new jobs added in four years. This follows the 162,000 jobs added in March, and continues to be an encouraging sign that the economy is headed in the right direction.
To see the familiar illustrative graph showing this increase (and the trends since the deep job losses beginning during the final year of the George W. Bush administration) – via the DNC’s Organizing For America site – follow this link. (I would’ve included it here – as I did in the previous posts – but an easily transportable version of the chart illustration was not findable this time…)
Following the Stimulus and the Recovery Act, President Barack Obama (assisted by the Democrats in Congress) have worked to help put Americans back to work. These latest reported results are (currently) part of three consecutive quarters of sustained economic growth. Keep it up, boys and girls!
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