“The tepid economic recovery in Minnesota is growing vigorous,” writes MPR News reporter Annie Baxter.
Employers in the state added a whopping 12,200 jobs last month, and state economic officials say the surge in hiring indicates Minnesota has regained all the jobs lost in the Great Recession, and then some.
The recession caused employment in Minnesota to plummet by 160,000 jobs. But the state’s job market finally bears some semblance to its old healthy self, with employment back to a level last seen in early 2008, shortly after the recession began.
Today’s Question: Has your household recovered from the Great Recession?