... Officially released statistics show that seasonally-adjusted nonfarm hiring in the northeastern US is down by 2.9% in Mar., falling to 695,000 (solid line in chart). This brings it back to level with its 12-month moving average (dotted line in chart), and demonstrates that there is no recovery yet in hiring since the onset of the so-called “great” recession...
The south seems to be one up on that because since living there I've noticed a spurt in the manufacturing sector in places like Alabama and Texas.
The question is how can the state of NY be more attractive and lucrative for these companies to do business here and most importantly stay in the state of NY without putting further burden on the citizens of NY state.
What I've said before leaving two years ago is that although making NY a tourist haven it's also important to bring jobs into this area that can actually sustain the cost of living here. I'm sorry but most jobs defined under tourism unless it calls for a higher position starts at or around minimum wage which just keeps alot of people at the poverty level once again.
I've listened to studies done throughout the US and now they are claiming that most minorities are still making less then their white counterparts.
I'm going to pray on this and that change will happen soon and not the latter.