Jobs, jobs, jobs. Stunning jobs data provided today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) [see here] all 50 states had significant job gains through November 2018. Not a single state had a negative job growth number.
Total 2018 growth in U.S. jobs through November is: 2,617,000 new jobs.
Eighteen states had significant jobless rate decreases from a year earlier; and with the national unemployment rate at 3.7 percent 32 states (and DC) had little or no change.